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Regimental number115
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
OccupationStation hand
AddressGowan Brae, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, James Burns, Gowan Brae, Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A27 Southern on 23 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDischarged 9 March 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 16 Pte Robert Davis BURNS, 4th Light Horse Brigade, killed in action, 20 July 1916.
Other detailsDied at 'Shaftsbury', Cootamundra, New South Wales. Second son of Sir James Burns of Burns Philp.
Date of death25 February 1921
Age at death35
Sources'Pastoral Review', 16 March 1921

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