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Hugh William BURNS

Regimental number458
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address5 Howson Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Hugh Burns, 5 Howson Street, Malvern, Victoria
Enlistment date21 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialBelgian battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 21), Ypres, belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and E. BURNS, 5 Hawson Street, Malvern, Victoria. Native of Richmond, Victoria

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