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Robert BURNS

Regimental number7544
Place of birthVictoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBaker
Address'Helnslea', Carshalton Street, Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs E A Burns, 'Helnslea', Carshalton Street, Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service16th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Battery 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollDVR
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death14 April 1969

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