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Francis Roger BURTON

Regimental number2572
Place of birthFrankston, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFrankston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William Burton, Frankston, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4677 Pte Alfred Charles BURTON, 21st Bn, killed in action, 6 November 1916; 24454 Pte Edward James BURTON, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919; Cousin: 22927 Gunner Ernest Richardson McCOMB, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, died of disease, 9 January 1917.
Other details

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

Date of death11 August 1970

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