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Burton EMMOTT

Regimental number1710
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressLamout Street, Wilston, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 7.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, F C Emmott, Wilston, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name3rd Field Ambulance, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Wandilla on 5 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1710
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Discharge date21 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 11 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 21 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 January 1921
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, EMMOTT Burton

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