John Woolcock (Jack) BURNARD

Badge Number: 17231, Sub Branch: Mitcham

BURNARD, John Woolcock

Service Number: 755
Enlisted: 12 March 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 22 February 1896
Home Town: Long Plains, Mallala, South Australia
Schooling: Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Storeman/Student
Died: Accidental (motor vehicle), Malvern, South Australia, 13 May 1957, aged 61 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Dublin War Memorial, Kent Town Wesleyan Methodist Church WW1 Honour Roll, Long Plains Roll of Honour, Payneham Methodist Church Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 755, Keswick, South Australia
31 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 755, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
31 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 755, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 755, 27th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Sep 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 755, 27th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Trent Burnard

John (better known as Jack) Burnard was believed to have been recruited as a CPL due to previous Militia service