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Regimental number1609
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Perth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurveying chainman
Address9th Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Burrows, Maylands, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War.
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 July 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialLille Southern Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 34), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs M.A. BURROWS

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