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Joseph BURNS

Regimental number2061
Place of birthCleaton Moor, Cumberland, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Davie, Oldbrow Road, Workington, England
Enlistment date4 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st AAG
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 4 March 1915 - 4th Bn, 5th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 4th Bn, 18 June 1915.
FateKilled in Action 3 January 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialBulls road Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 43), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Eliza HAGGIE (formerly BURNS), 48 Brooke Street, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland

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