John Matthew BURBIDGE

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BURBIDGE, John Matthew

Service Number: 21614
Enlisted: 3 September 1937
Last Rank: Leading Stoker
Last Unit: HMAS Magnetic
Born: Stamford, Rutland, England, 20 September 1920
Home Town: Carnarvon, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Drowned at Townsville Baths, Australia, 26 November 1942, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Townsville War Cemetery, Queensland, Australia
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1937: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Leading Stoker, SN 21614, HMAS Magnetic
3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 21614

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Leading Stoker John Matthew Burbidge 21614 of HMAS Swan

Son of John William Burbidge and Florence Matilda Burbidge of Maylands, WA