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Herbert James Charlton BURTON

Regimental number777
Place of birthMount Bryan, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMount Bryan, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florence Emily Burton, same address
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 778 Pte Charles Stanley BURTON, 43rd Bn, killed in action, 14 October 1917; 2335 Driver Alick August BURTON, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 September 1972
Age at death77
Place of burialAngaston Cemetery, South Australia

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