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John James BURNS

Regimental number914
Place of birthSofala New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLetter carrier
AddressLingah Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Matilda Alma Burns, Lingah Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 September 1916
Family/military connectionsSon: 704/3554 Corporal Norman James BURNS, 1st Division Headquarters, returned to Australia, 18 July 1919.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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