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Frederick Mayne BURNS

Regimental number6039
Date of birth1 August 1895
Place of birthGuildford, New South Wales
SchoolSummer Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIronworker
Address108 Old Canterbury Road, Lewisham, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Ward Burns, 108 Old Canterbury Road, Lewisham, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front (Ypres, Passchendaele, Polygon Wood, Belgium).

Gassed, April 1918; invalided to 5th General Hospital, Portsmouth, England.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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