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Edward Stanley BURGESS

Regimental number1160
Place of birthKangaroo Island, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTram conductor
AddressProspect, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7.25"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel May Burgess, Semaphore Road, Semaphore, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Seang Choon', 17 July 1916; discharged (medically unfit: haemorrhoids), Adelaide, 23 September 1916.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BURGESS Edward Stanley

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