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George Edward BURTON

Regimental number4763
Place of birthTangil, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTangil PO, via Moe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M O'Grady, Tangil, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollCyclists' Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4762 Pte Frank Newton BURTON, Cyclists Bn, returned to Australia, 4 June, 1919; 4764 Pte John William BURTON, 4th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 December 1963
Place of burialBairnsdale Cemetery

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