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Harry James BURNETT

Regimental number220
Place of birthMoss Vale New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address8 L'Avenue, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J C Burnett, Lackey Road, Moss Vale, New South Wales
Previous military service14th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Work at Hazebrouck from April-July and in the Somme offensive in August and September 1918.
Recommendation date: 28 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

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