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Ernest Arthur BURNABY

Regimental number5330
Place of birthCootamundra New South Wales
SchoolBurwood Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Address45 Victoria Street, Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J W Burnaby, 45 Victoria Street, Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.7
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Exytension (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Jennei Mabel BURNABY, 45 Victoria Street, Lewisham, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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