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John Fellowes BURTON

Regimental number1665
Place of birthMaffra, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Burton, Middlebow Road, Box Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date5 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered to Military Medal)


Recommendation date: 14 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

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