The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Burns
First Name:
Clifford Edward
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX7702
Company:
'A' Company
Enlisted:
10.08.1940
DOB:
5.12.1916
Place of Birth:
Dandenong, Victoria
Father's Name:
William Joseph Bums
Mothers's Name:
Amy Maude Bums
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 18, Age 28.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘B’ Force Borneo
POW#:
490
Cause of Death:
Cardiac Beri-Beri
Place of Death:
Ranau, First Ranau march
Date of Death:
4.02.1945

General Description

Soldier wounded in action at Buona Vista and admitted to 2/13th Australian General Hospital on 15.2.1942 with a shrapnel wound to his back. Discharged to unit on 20.2.1942.

Burns, Cliff
Burns, Cliff

 

BURNS, Private, CLIFFORD EDWARD, WX7702, A.I.F. 2/4 M.G. Bn., Australian Infantry. 4 February 1945. Age 28. Son of William Joseph and Amy Maud Burns, of Westonia, Western Australia. Panel 18.

Labuan Memorial, Malaysia.

Cliff was selected at Singapore with ‘B’ Force to sail to Borneo to work for the Japanese.

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Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
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