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David James BURRIN

Regimental number1115
Place of birthCowley, Oxford, England
SchoolCowley Fathers' School, Oxford, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs D Burrin, 3 Wislton Road, Upper Tooting, London, England
Previous military serviceServed in the 4th Bn (Territorial Force), Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, England.
Enlistment date15 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name1st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, and again at Pozieres, France.
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingChuignolles, Somme sector, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 12), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Emily BURRIN. Born at Oxford, England

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