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James Henry BURGESS

Regimental number2586
Place of birthMaclean New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address14 Warren Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Rev J Burgess, The Manse, 14 Warren Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1312 Pte Douglas Theodore BURGESS, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 29 July 1916; 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.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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