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Ernest Wilfred Burton

Portrait, from the King's College Honour Roll, WWI. - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, from the King's College Honour Roll, WWI. - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Wilfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Burton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 128 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    44 York place, Dunedin, NZ AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
    WWI 128 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served in the King's College Cadets; then moved into the College Rifles (a corps of Old Collegeians), NZ Territorial Force. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 18 August 1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 21 AWMM
    Clerk Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    SydneyNew South Wales Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    04 Apr 1918 {Age 25} AWMMAccidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ernest Burton was the son of Ernest William and Ellen Burton, of Auckland, New Zealand.( Source: CWGC)

    Attended King's College in Auckland, 1910 - 1912.

    Member of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club

    Served in the King's College Cadets; then moved into the College Rifles (a corps of Old Collegeians), NZ Territorial Force. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 April 1918 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 25 AWMM
    MontroseScotland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Montrose (Sleepy Hillock) Cemetery (A7, 36), Scotland AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • King's College, Auckland. (1918). King's College, Auckland : the Great War, 1914-18. Auckland, N.Z.: The College. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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