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Harry Pether BURTON

Regimental number22018
Place of birthEsperance, Western Australia
SchoolGuildford Grammar School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStudent
AddressMidland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Rev A Burton, Middle Swan, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Previous military service88th Infantry; Served a period in camp for the Artillery, Citizen Military Forcs.
Enlistment date22 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Battery 107
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingnear Amiens, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialFrance
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Swan, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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