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Burney, Charles Edmond (17)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 32 years 8 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 15 March 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 17 view online service record

68 Clarke Street
South Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Matilda Burney (wife)
68 Clarke Street
South Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Saturday, 27 May 1916
Ship: HMAT Ascanius A11
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 10th Machine Gun Company

RTA: Friday, 12 March 1920
Discharged: Wednesday, 7 July 1920


  • Chrissy Hanson-Stewart
    Posted October 9, 2023 10.41 pm 0Likes

    Charles Edmond Burney was my 2nd cousin once removed
    His father was ajohn Charles Burney
    John had a brother George Bennett Burney who was my Great Grandfather

    His daughter Lillian Teresa Burney and husband Robert Chas Hanson were my grand parents

    The Burney family immigrated from Stepney England.

    Chas Ed Burney first wife was originally from Finland
    Matilda died in 1950 and Charles remarried a widow Annie Elizabeth Dall nee Malone

    They both died in 1966 four months apart.


  • David Thompson
    Posted October 10, 2023 1.36 pm 0Likes

    Thank you Chrissy

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