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Henry Charles BURTON

Regimental number5978
Place of birthCanowindra, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBendick Morell, Via, Young, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41.7
Height5' 10"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A L Burton, Bendick Morell via Young, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Place of enlistmentBathurst, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Charles and Caroline BURTON. Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date29 October 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 27 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: overage), Sydney, 29 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death23 January 1940
Age at death65
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BURTON Henry Charles

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