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Marshall BURROWS

Regimental number753
Place of birthHowlong New South Wales
SchoolHowlong Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFuelman
Address107 Marion Street, Enmore, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Burrows, 51 Station Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service'Military Training' (Citizen Military Forces)
Enlistment date23 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 21 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularSailed February 1915 with the 1st Light Horse. Asked to be transferred to the infantry so he could go to Gallipoli. After 9 weeks there got sent to hospital with sickness; arrived back in Sydney in September 1915 on sick furlough. Sailed again in the Reinforcements for the 1st Light Horse in March 1916; when he arrived in Egypt he asked to transfer to the 4th Pioneers to France. was wounded and taken prisoner in January 1918. Arrived in England, 25 December 1918; died at "Boddington", Wentworh Falls, NSW, 24 August 1919.
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 803 Lieutenant Loyal G CHERRY, MM, returned to Australia, December 1918, killed in a motor bike accident, Wellington, SA, October 1919.

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