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Robert David BURNSIDE

Regimental number2031
Place of birthMaylands, South Australia
SchoolEast Adelaide Public School, South Australia
Other trainingSchool of Mines, Adelaide, SA
OccupationStation overseer
AddressSt. Peters, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Sarah Burnside, 34 Walkerville Road, St. Peters, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 10 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 7), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Sarah BURNSIDE, 34 Walkerville Road, St. Peters, South Australia

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