Henry (Harry) BURROWS


Service Number: 4741
Enlisted: 14 September 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia, April 1892
Home Town: Memerambi, South Burnett, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 31 March 1918
Cemetery: Godewaersvelde British Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kingaroy RSL Roll of Honour, Kingaroy Stone of Remembrance
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4741, Brisbane, Queensland
28 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4741, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
28 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 4741, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Brisbane
24 Mar 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 4741, 9th Infantry Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"..4741 Private Henry (Harry) Burrows [Heinrich Burow], 9th Battalion, of Memerambi, Qld. A labourer prior to enlistment, he embarked with the 15th Reinforcements on HMAT Commonwealth on 28 March 1915. Private Burrows died of wounds on 31 March 1918 and is buried in the Codewaersvelde British Cemetery, France. He was aged 25 years." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)