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Robert Alexander BURNS

Regimental number7238
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressNumamara, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Randall, Patersonia, Tasmania
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 December 1918
Date of death26 June 1974
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery

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