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Regimental number802
Place of birthBeeac, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBeeac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Peter Cornelius Burns, Beeac, Victoria
Enlistment date25 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: LH8
Promotion date: 15 June 1918


Unit: LH8
Promotion date: 17 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 July 1981

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