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Joseph BURNS

Regimental number280
Place of birthGlen Innes New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway guard
AddressBroome Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, George Burns, Broome Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4690 Pte William Thomas Martin BURNS, 28th Bn [no details of fate entered on Nominal Roll].
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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