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Matthew Michael BURNS

Regimental number4070
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressManifold Street, Colac, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jean Burns, Manifold Street, Colac, Victoria
Enlistment date28 December 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Rolla PROVOST C
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Date of death8 January 1924
Place of burialColac Cemetery

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