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William Joseph BURNETT

Regimental number9801
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMine carpenter
Address64 Nixon Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Madge Burnett, High Street, Kogarah, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name9th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30704, 25 May 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165, 24 October 1918.

FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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