Albert Ernest BURN

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BURN, Albert Ernest

Service Number: 475
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Enlisted at Albert Park, Victoria
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ararat, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Ararat, Ararat, Victoria
Schooling: Ararat State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Tailor
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 475, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Albert Park, Victoria
21 Oct 1914: Involvement SN 475, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Oct 1914: Embarked SN 475, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne
2 Nov 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 5th Infantry Battalion
1 Jan 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 5th Infantry Battalion, In the field
25 Apr 1915: Involvement Sergeant, SN 475, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of George and Lucy Hannah Burn of 'Quamby', Vincent Street, Ararat, formerly of Barkly Street, Ararat

Brother of Walter Burn who returned to Australia on 19 December 1918 having served with the 23rd Battalion and Kneale Burn who returned to Australia on 29 July 1915 having served with the 5th Battalion

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal