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David William BURGESS

Regimental number2784
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolBowen Bridge Road State School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarperter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Catherine Louisa Burgess, PO Store, Wilston, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateDied of disease 13 February 1919
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (Plot 54 Row C, Grave No. 21), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
147
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Catherine BURGESS, Post Office Store, Wilston, Brisbane, Queensland

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