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Stephen Henry David BURTON

Regimental number73
Place of birthLandsborough Queensland
SchoolState School, Windsor, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTurner Street, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMr D Dunne, Turner Street, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces, Qld.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He belonged to a military family, hence he needed no second 'call' to take him to his colours." (details from mother)
FateKilled in Action 20 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Stephen Henry
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death29 May 1915
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 8), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Mary BURTON, Turner Street, Albion, Brisbane. Native of Landsborough, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: served in the Royal Australian Navy.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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