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William Milne BURGESS

Regimental number19049
Place of birthMaclean New South Wales
Other NamesWilliam Nulne
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address14 Warren Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Rev John Burgess, D D, 14 Warren Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 28
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 RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Artillery Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1312 Pte Douglas Theodore BURGESS, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 29 July 1916; [2586] 2nd Lt James Henry BURGESS, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 March 1918; 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.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 October 1970
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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