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James Arthur BURNS

Regimental number455
Place of birthBeechworth, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
AddressKensington, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Burns, 52 Bellair Street, Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date14 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 April 1939
Age at death71
Place of burialMelbourne General Cemetery, Victoria

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