|Place of birth||Newcastle New South Wales|
|Address||Cleary Street, Hamilton, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mrs J Burnitt, Cleary Street, Hamilton, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Field Ambulance 4, Section A|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/47/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A35 Berrima on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||49th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251, 5 August 1915; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133, 28 October 1915.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Distinguished Conduct Medal
'From 25th April to 5th May, 1915, during operations near Gaba Tepe, for exceptionally gallant work and devotion to duty under heavy fire.'
Source: 'London Gazette' No. 6542
'From 9th to 11th June, 1917, during operations East of Messines, this man took charge of "A" Section of Bearers after his Sergeant had been wounded. he organised his bearers with conspicuous ability and showed utter disregard of personal danger while working over an area subjected to the most intense shell fire. On one occasion he went back through an Artillery barrage to bring in a wounded comrade. By his coolness and confidence he gave courage to the men working under him. This soldier was awarded the D.C.M. for gallant conduct during the Gallipoli campaign.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western FrontMedals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Surname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as BURNETT.|