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John Victor BURNS

Regimental number787
Place of birthMaryborough, Victoria
SchoolState School, Tyabb, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Address62 Mounts Bay Road, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs T Williams, 62 Mounts Bay Road, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialOutterstene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 37), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ann BURNS

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