Roll of Honour Jack Burns

Service number 3/400119
Rank Private
Unit 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation Korea, 1950-1953
Conflict Eligibility Date Korea, 1950-1953
Date of Death 24 April 1951
Place of Death Korea
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Age at Death 38
Place of Association Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Source AWM149 Roll of Honour cards, Korea
Notes Private Burns was originally interred at Tanggok Cemetery. Portion 1 Plot and Row 3 Grave No.31

Location on the Roll of Honour

Jack Burns's name is located at panel 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

View circular (0 B PDF file)

Personal Service Records

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War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

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