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Ernest Edward BURNS

Regimental number806
Place of birthLeichhardt New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraph and telephone linesman
Address80 Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Mark Burns, 180 Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Electrical & Mechanical Mining Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Date of death7 July 1966
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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