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John William BURTON

Regimental number4764
Place of birthKensington, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTangil PO., via Moe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M O'Grady, Tangil, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4762 Pte Frank Newton BURTON, Cyclists Bn, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919; 4763 Pte George Edward BURTON, Cyclists Bn, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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