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George William BURGESS

Regimental number1
Date of birth30 October 1887
Place of birthCarrington, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPainter
AddressLittle Dennison Street, Carrington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height6' 0"
Next of kinMrs Rebecca Burgess, Little Dennison Street, Carrington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 17 years in Naval Brigade
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 May 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1917
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

SourcesNAA: B2455, BURGESS George William

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