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Regimental number3247
Place of birthTyrone, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMrs N Burrows, Leichhardt Street, Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 6 years in the Army Reserve.
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Discharge date1 February 1920
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Brisbane, 21 October 1915; allotted to 4th Training Bn, Codford, England, 8 March 1916; appointed Temporary Corporal, 19 September 1916; marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford, 4 November 1917; marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 9 July 1918; attached for duty with 3rd Training Brigade, Hurdcott, 29 January 1919; marched in to Training Depot, Tidworth, 18 February 1919; promoted to Temporary Sergeant, 1 May 1919; eligible for 15 days extra disembarkation leave, 31 July 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 September 1919; disembarked Sydney, 17 November 1919; discharged, 1 February 1920.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BURROWS John

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