19/07/1915- To No. 16 Depot Company as Private
16/08/1915- To 32nd Battalion ” D ” Company Blackboy Hill WA
18/12/1915- To Overseas Training Base Egypt
17/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles France ex Alexandria Egypt
20/07/1916- Reported Missing in Action France
20/07/1916- Reported KILLED  IN  ACTION France
12/10/1916- Identification Disc No. 1226 handed over by Intelligence Officer with 6th Army Headquarters through Central Office for Deceased Estates- Cofirmed Berlin 18/10/1920- Advice  to London Bureau- Final German Death List- Fell 19/07/1916 near Fromelles France

 

Service Medals Awarded

1914/15 Star – No. 24656

British War Medal – No. 24761

Victory Medal – No. 24594

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 314978

 

Memorial Inscriptions

Australian War Memorial Canberra – Panel No. 120

Yarloop War Memorial Western Australia

 

Burial Details

Pheasant Wood Military Cemetery Fromelles France –  Plot  IV,  Row D,  Grave No. 2

 

( Identified remains by DNA from initial Mass grave of 250 Soldiers buried near Fromelles, France  & discovered in 2008. )

 

Brother – 7690- BURNEY,  William Robert Nason, also served in the Great War 1914 – 1918.