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Thomas Roy BURNS

Regimental number870
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine cleaner
AddressRailway Coffee Palace, Traralgon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs J A Burns, 54 Lulie Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death28 October 1972

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