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Sydney Melbourne BURGESS

Regimental number18841
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBricklayer
Address106 Regent Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, H A G Burgess, 106 Regent Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 18842 Driver Frederick Herbert George BURGESS, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 3 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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