James Edward BURTON

Regimental number5720
Place of birthWakefield, England
Other NamesEdward James
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43.9
Height5' 6.25"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Benjamin Hutchison, Queens Road, Eagle Junction, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Place of enlistmentWarwick, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date18 August 1917
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Runic', 4 May 1917; discharged (medically unfit: senility), Brisbane, 18 August 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BURTON James Edward