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Stephen Matthews BURTON

Regimental number3
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 9.25"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Burton, Caierels Shotham Hill, Hazelmere Surrey, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1914
Place of enlistmentHelena Vale, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 14 June 1917

FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Discharge date26 November 1918
Other details

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

Date of death8 April 1968
SourcesNAA: B2455, BURTON Stephen Matthews

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