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Norman George BURTON

Regimental number1157
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation overseer
Address'Coronga', Robinson Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Burton, 'Coronga', Robinson Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 28 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [9880] Lt John Angus BURTON MC, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919; 2320 Sapper Leslie Cleveland BURTON, 1st Tunnelling Company, died of disease, 16 December 1916.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsName recorded incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Sperman George BURTON.
Date of death3 October 1957

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