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John Charles BURNS

Regimental number2346
Place of birthTallangatta, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChauffeur
AddressTallangatta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Burns, Tallangatta, Victoria
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5659 Pte Matthew Dallas BURNS, 46th Bn, killed in action, 11 april 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 March 1950
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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