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Hector Bonn Burns

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hector Bonn AWMM
  • Surname
    Burns AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 1873 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    WellingtonNew Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 26 June 1915 AWMM West Warburton, Victoria AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs. Julia Agnes Burns, West Warburton, Victoria AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 June 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1873 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 26 June 1915 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 38 AWMM
    Engineer/Military Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    MelbourneVictoria Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 3" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      128 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Disembarked Suez, 10 June 1916; taken on strength, 5th Division Details, Tel el Kebir, 9 July 1916.

    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 August 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 August 1916; proceeded to England, and marched in to 15th Training Bn, 21 August 1916.

    Found guilty, 15 August 1916, of being in town after 9 pm contrary to Base orders: awarded forfeiture of 7 days' pay.

    Found guilty, 8 September 1916, of being drunk on duty, Larkhill: awarded 3 days confined to barracks.

    Found guilty, 2 November 1916, of being absent without leave, 0630, 10 October, to 2315, 31 October 1916: awarded 32 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 22 days' pay.

    Found guilty, 3 November 1916, of being absent without leave from 1830, 3 November, to 1000, 20 November 1916: awarded 28 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 46 days' pay.

    Proceeded overseas to France, 6 December 1916; taken on strength, 28 December 1916.

    Admitted to 4th Stationary Hospital, 25 January 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin); transferred to Ambulance train No 25, 28 January 1917, and admitted to 5th General Hospital, Rouen, 29 January 1917. transferred to England, 13 March 1917, and admitted to Kitchener's Military Hospital, Brighton, 14 March 1917 (debility); transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 27 April 1917; to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 7 June 1917.

    Marched out to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 24 September 1917.

    Found guilty, 23 March 1918, of being absent without leave, midnight, 21 March, to 9.30 am, 23 March 1918: awarded forfeiture of 2 days' pay; forfeited total of 4 days' pay.

    Marched in to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 21 May 1918; to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 30 May 1918. Transferred to Machine Gun Details Training Depot, Grantham, 1 June 1918.

    Proceeded overseas to France, 12 September 1918; taken on strength, 5th Machine Gun Bn, in the field, 17 September 1918.

    Found guilty, 1 November 1918, of being absent without leave, 2100, 1 November, to 0900, 3 November 1918: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 9 days' pay.
    Marched out to England for return to Australia, 22 March 1919.

    Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Orontes', 15 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne (date not recorded); discharged, Melbourne, 14 August 1919. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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