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Regimental number6480
Place of birthEngland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRoelands, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Anne BURNS. Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 May 1932
Age at death45
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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