James Cornelius BURNS


BURNS, James Cornelius

Service Number: 5351
Enlisted: 14 February 1916, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Coburg, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Bullecourt, France, 13 May 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

14 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia
4 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5351, 7th Infantry Battalion
4 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5351, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
13 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5351, 59th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 59th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Husband of Agnes Burns of 50 Sargood Street, Coburg, Victoria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal