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William Sheriff BURMAN

Regimental number38
Place of birthUlooloo, South Australia
Other NamesWilliam Sherrieff
SchoolPublic School, Terowie, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTerowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.6
Height5' 5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Burman, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row Z, Grave No. 20), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Harriet BURMAN, Terowie, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BURMAN William Sheriff

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