Harold Edgar BURTON


BURTON, Harold Edgar

Service Number: 379
Enlisted: 9 July 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion
Born: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in action, France, 2 November 1916
Cemetery: Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers
Plot 111, Row L, Grave 19
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World War 1 Service

9 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 379, 29th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
10 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 379, 29th Infantry Battalion
10 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 379, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Foster son of  Martha Houson of 364 Barkly Street, East Brunswick, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

His trade prior to enlisted was a Pastycook