Percival James BURNS

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BURNS, Percival James

Service Number: 5060
Enlisted: 21 January 1916, Place of enlistment - Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 60th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 1885
Home Town: Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Brunswick State School, Victoria
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Polygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium, 26 September 1917
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
Plot VII, Row B, Grave 10
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

21 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5060, 5th Infantry Battalion, Place of enlistment - Broadmeadows, Victoria
1 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5060, 5th Infantry Battalion, Embarked on HMAT 'A23' Suffolk from Melbourne on 1st April 1916, disembarked at Suez, Egypt on 11th May 1916. Embarked om HT Ivernia from Alexandria, Egypt on 21st June 1916 disembarking Marseilles, France on 30th June 1916
22 Jul 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 60th Infantry Battalion
26 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5060, 60th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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