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John Andrew BURTON

Regimental number2132
Place of birthAvenell, Victoria
SchoolSouth Melbourne College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address24 Pickett Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Emma Burton, 24 Pickett Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 April 1917
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAveluy Communal Cemetery Extension (Row N, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary BURTON, 28 Pickett Street, Footscray, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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