Norman BURN


BURN, Norman

Service Number: 5981
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Geelong, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of wounds, France, 1 February 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Grave IV. H. 15. INSCRIPTION IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY HUSBAND & FATHER OF MARG & HAROLD , Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

1 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5981, 14th Infantry Battalion
1 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5981, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 31 and the son of George Lewis Burn and Margaret Teresa Burn; husband of N. O. Burn, of "Almurta," Villamanta St., Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

His younger brother, Second Lieutenant Harold Thomas Burn, aged 27, also fell in France [ 23/12/1916] whilst serving with the 58th Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F.