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George Walter BURNETT

Regimental number1164
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
SchoolLee St State School, North Carlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address394 Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, G. Burnett, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialVlamertinghe New Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row F, grave No. 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Charlotte BURNETT, 394 Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne
Family/military connectionsCousin: 671A Pte Harold BURNETT, 3rd Pioneer Bn, killed in action, Zonnebeke, Belgium, 9 October 1917.

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