John Royston McDonnell BURGESS


BURGESS, John Royston McDonnell

Service Number: 443673
Enlisted: 20 November 1943
Last Rank: Aircraftman
Last Unit: RAAF Ground Training Units
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 31 October 1925
Home Town: Turramurra, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Illness, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, 26 November 1945, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Townsville War Cemetery, Queensland, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 443673
20 Nov 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 443673, RAAF Ground Training Units

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of James Gibson Burgess and Ena May Burgess of Turramurra, NSW

Leading Aircraftman John Royston McDonell Burgess 443673 was attached to Number 19 Replenishment Centre at Talmoi where he fell ill and subsequently died in Townsville (on 13 July 1945 he was in Richmond District Hospital, New South Wales)