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Robert Wilkie BURNS

Regimental number30113
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Addressross Creek, Goomboorian via Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Burns, Ross Creek, Goomboorian via Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date28 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT6 A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death17 August 1962

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