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Harold Orton BURTON

Regimental number1113
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMirboo North, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Jesse Burton, 51 Clarendon Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2384 Pte George Samual BURTON, 46th Bn, killed in action, 11 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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