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Charles Joseph BURTON

Regimental number3770
Place of birthCambridge, England
SchoolSt Giles' School, Cambridge, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlanter
Address82 Richmond Street, Cambridge, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Burton, 82 Richmond Street, Cambridge, England
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3770A
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary BURTON, 82 Richmond Road, Cambridge, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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