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Douglas Theodore BURGESS

Regimental number1312
Place of birthKiama New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressThe Manse, 14 Warren Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinRev. D. Burgess, The Manse, 14 Warren Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 July 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [2586] 2nd Lt James Henry BURGESS, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 March 1918; 2250 Corporal Leslie Gordon BURGESS MSM, 1st Infantry Brigade Headquarters, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919; [826] 2nd Lt Stewart Salmond BURGESS, 20th Bn, killed in action, 6 April 1918; 19049 Gunner William Milne BURGESS, 3rd Division Artillery Headquarters, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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