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Robert Cyrus Hilton BURNS

Regimental number2870
Place of birthSingleton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy farmer
AddressRutherford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Burns, Ellerslie, Jerry's Plains, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Robert Cyrus
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2869 Pte Cecil Henry BURNS, 46th Bn, killed in action, 19 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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