Sergeant (SGT) Anthony Burgess was born in Rockhampton, Queensland on the 24 August 1987 and enlisted into the Australian Regular Army on the 02 March 2007 as an Operator Supply. Since this time SGT Burgess has enjoyed postings to the 10th Force Support Battalion, the 9th Force Support Battalion, 7 Combat Service Support Battalion and the Army School of Ordnance. He is currently posted to the 20th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery.
SGT Burgess has deployed numerous times within the Middle East, including Tallil, Baghdad and Tarin Kowt. Service highlights for SGT Burgess include his deployment to Afghanistan as an Ammunition Storeman and his instructional work at the Army School of Ordnance.