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William Carr BURNS

Regimental number3259
Place of birthPenrith England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCivil servant
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Mary Burns, Dent View, Cleator Moor, Cumberland, England
Enlistment date18 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3759
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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