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James William BURNS

Regimental number1224
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressRaga Barracks, Queenscliff, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs F M Burns, 39 Wordsworth Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date1 November 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st A.S. Battery
FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919

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