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William BURROUGH

Regimental number5454
Place of birthCamden New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMenagee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Lovett, Lithgow PO, Lithgow, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 3 November 1915. Taken on strength, 20th Bn, 17 December 1916. Wounded, 20 September 1917 and 16 May 1918. Transferred to 2nd Machine Gun Bn, 14 May 1918.
FateKilled in Action 14 October 1918
Age at death23
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row G, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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