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Henry James BURTON

Regimental number1113
Place of birthMarylebone, London, England
SchoolLauriston Road Central High Grade School, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineers patternmaker
Address72B Mare Street, Hackney, London, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinCharles Burton, 72B Mare Street, Hackney, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 November 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death30 November 1915
Age at death18.10
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row J, Grae No. 7), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Laura BURTON, 115 Osbaldeston Road, Stoke Nwington, London, England
Family/military connectionsBrother:
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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