Aldwin John BURNETT

BURNETT, Aldwin John

Service Numbers: 2627, 2627A
Enlisted: 19 June 1916, Enlisted at Fremantle, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Fremantle, Western Australia, 1896
Home Town: Hamilton Hill, City of Cockburn, Western Australia
Schooling: Hamilton Hill State School, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Occupation: Dairyman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 30 July 1918
Cemetery: Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette
Plot 1V, Row D, Grave 7 Headstone inscription reads: His duty nobly done, Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette, Bray-sur-Somme, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Fremantle Fallen Sailors & Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

19 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2627, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), Enlisted at Fremantle, WA
10 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 2627, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Suffolk embarkation_ship_number: A23 public_note: ''
10 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 2627, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Suffolk, Fremantle
6 Apr 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 51st Battalion to the 32nd Battalion in the field and the letter'A' added to his service number now 2627A
30 Jul 1918: Involvement Private, 2627A, 32nd Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2627A awm_unit: 32nd Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1918-07-30

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Harry and Harriett Burnett of South Fremantle, WA

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Citizen Military Forces