Vincent Alexander BURNS

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BURNS, Vincent Alexander

Service Number: 351
Enlisted: 23 July 1915, Warwick Farm, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Putney, New South Wales, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Petersham, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Quantity Surveyor
Died: Died of wounds, France, 11 June 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Trois Arbres Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

23 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 351, Warwick Farm, New South Wales
13 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Company Sergeant Major, SN 351, 36th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
13 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Company Sergeant Major, SN 351, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney
1 Mar 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant
11 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 36th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

"...Staff Sergeant Vincent Alexander Burns. A quantity surveyor from Ryde, NSW, Ssgt Burns embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Beltana (A72) with the 36th Battalion on 13 May 1916. He was promoted to Second Lieutenant on arrival in England and to Lieutenant (Lt) in March 1917. Lt Burns died of wounds in France on 11 June 1917, aged 25." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)