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Wesley James BURR

Regimental number1291
Place of birthDevonport, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressWest Devonport, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs M E Burr, West Devonport, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Employment Company
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death23 February 1933
Place of burialFinlay Cemetery, New South Wales

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