Francis Sinclair BURT

Regimental number28733
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolRepton School, Derbyshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
Address197 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, S Burt, Strawberry Hill, 197 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 25, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/135/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 9), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Septimus and Louisa BURT, Strawberry Hill, Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal