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James William BURNS

Regimental number3015
SchoolMoss Vale Public School, New South Wales
Address72 Liverpool Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Burns, 72 Liverpool Street Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 15), Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jean BURNS, 9 Dalmeny Avenue, Rosebery, New South Wales. Native of Sydney

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