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Percival James BURNS

Regimental number5060
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolBrunswick State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address21 Clarke Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mr L C Rowell, 14A Miller Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death32.11
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 10), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Louisa ROWELL, 25 Christmas Street, Northcote, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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