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Soldier profiles

Name : BURNS, ALBERT JOSEPH (ALIAS)
Service Number : VX21707
Date of Birth : 02/11/1919
Place of Birth : CARLTON, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 04/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : ST KILDA, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : BURNS, MARGARET
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War :
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 06/12/1940
Date Died : N/A
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : N/A
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (NO ENTRY FOUND),   WW2 Nominal Roll

Background : Served as ALBERT JOSEPH BURNS; true name CHRISTOPHER BURNS. Enlisted 04/06/1940 as Albert Joseph Burns and was posted to the 2/2 Pioneers until he went A.W.O.L. for the final time on 06/12/1940. He later re-enlisted as himself.