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William Isard BURTON

Regimental number23
Place of birthEngland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSaw mill hand
AddressTomago, Hunter River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Samuel Burton, Tomago, Hunter River, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll23A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded and gassed.
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2123 Pte Samuel BURTON, 20th Bn, killed in action, Estree, France, 3 October 1918; 2122 Sapper Thomas Bradbury BURTON, 5th Field Company Engineers, killed in action, Pozieres, France, 26 July 1916.

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