George William BURNS


BURNS, George William

Service Number: 5303
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Queensland, 6 July 1886
Home Town: Cleveland, Redland, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of wounds sustained at Delville Wood, France, 11 March 1917, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Grave VI. C. 39. , Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cleveland Shire Council Roll of Honour, Cleveland War Memorial, Redlands Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

8 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5303, 25th Infantry Battalion
8 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5303, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 31 and  is remembered on the grave of his parents at Cleveland Cemetery, Queensland.

They were William Edward Burns and Caroline Burns [nee Schever].