Joseph Harold BURZACOTT


BURZACOTT, Joseph Harold

Service Number: 5976
Enlisted: 18 April 1916
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd Depot Battalion
Born: Currency Creek, South Australia , 20 July 1889
Home Town: Langhorne Creek, Alexandrina, South Australia
Schooling: Currency Creek Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Cerebrospinal meningitis, No 6 Infectious Disease Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia , 9 August 1916, aged 27 years
Cemetery: West Terrace Cemetery (General) Adelaide, South Australia
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Langhorne Creek WW1 Roll of Honour, Langhorne Creek War Memorial, Strathalbyn RSL Hall Honour Board, Strathalbyn War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

18 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 5976, 2nd Depot Battalion

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Biography contributed by Heather Ernszt

Joseph Harold BURZACOTT was born on the 20th July 1889 to parents Thomas BURZACOTT and Hannah KEMP.  Joseph was their 4th of 10 children.

Joseph enlisted on the 18th of April, the same day as his younger brother SN 6221 Private Albert Edward BURZACOTT.

Joseph died in camp on the 6th August 1916 of CerebroMeningitis and was buried in the West terrace Cemetery and is remembered on the Adelaide War Memorial.