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Frank Burton

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Burton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/49A AWMM
    • WWI 4/492 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Agnes Burton (wife), St Mary's Island, Scilly Islands, Cornwall, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/49A AWMM
    • WWI 4/492 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Sep 1914 AWMM
    Age 44 AWMM
    Pioneer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      6 foot 1 inch AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      158 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Tattoos, Unknown Period AWMM
      tattoo - chest mermaid & anchor; forearms much tattooed AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas and Maria Burton (nee Simonds); husband of Agnes Cecilia Fanny Burton, of Carn Friars, St. Mary's Island, Scilly Isles.

    Previously served 9 years in Grenadier Guards. Six years a settler in New Zealand and eight years in Norfolk Island.

    Listed at Archives New Zealand as a Frank Burton 4/49A and CWGC as 4/492 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 46 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

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