Historical information

Donald John BURNET No 2130 enlisted in the AIF in 4th reinforcements 60th Batt on 19.5.1916 age 18 years. Embark for England 1.8.1916, embark for France 11.11.1916. He is then returned to England with under age personnel for some reason on 27.12.1916 and proceeds to get himself in trouble. Finally embarks for France on 19.4.1917 and in trouble 2 days later but rejoins his unit on 25.4.1917, hospital 14.6.1917 with a Sprained right Ankle, rejoin unit 21.6.1917, hospital 7.8.1917 with Diptheria and then gets Tonsilitis, rejoin unit 20.9.1917 and is KIA 5 days later on 25.9.1917. Refer 1978.

Physical description

Framed photograph of WW1 soldier.
Black & White full length Portrait of WW1 Soldier, possibly - Donald Burnet, White Hills, Bendigo.
Frame - timber, light brown stain, decorative edge, with gold coloured inner edge.
Mount - off white cardboard'