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Edward Richard BURNS

Regimental number6715
Place of birthGulgong New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStoreman
AddressGulgong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J.R. Burns, Goolman, Gulgong, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6716 Pte Francis James BURNS, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 19 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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