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Arthur Ernest Burton

3/4 portrait of Trooper Arthur Ernest Burton, Reg No 13/2019 of the 3rd (Auckland) Mounted Rifles, Auckland Mounted Rifles, New Zealand Mounted Rifles. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-B170. No known copyright.

3/4 portrait of Trooper Arthur Ernest Burton, Reg No 13/2019 of the 3rd (Auckland) Mounted Rifles, A …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Burton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2019 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 January 1892 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 3 Beckham Place, Grafton Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 J. Burton (father), 3 Beckham Place, Grafton Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2019 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      147 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • War service, Eygpt
    Embarked 14 August 1915.
    Left for Canal from Zeitoun, 23 January 1916.
    In Eygpt, 1 August 1916.
    Admitted to hospital, Hill 70, 9 July 1916 (piles); admitted to No 31 General Hospital, Port Said, 11 July 1916; transferred to No 27 General Hospital, 14 July 1916; to Convalescent Hospital, 18 July 1916; rejoined Auckland Mounted Rifles, Hill 70, 20 July 1916.
    In Egypt, 1 August 1916.
    Admitted to Field Ambulance, 3 May 1917; discharged to duty, 5 May 1917.
    Marched out from Auckland Mounted Rifles to Rest Camp, 5 June 1917; rejoined Auckland Mounted Rifles, 14 June 1917.
    Admitted to hospital, 16 June 1917; rejoined Auckland Mounted Rifles, 22 June 1917.
    On detachment to Rest Camp, 24 September 1917; rejoined Auckland Mounted Rifles, 4 October 1917.
    Admitted to hospital, 18 April 1918; admitted to 43 Stationary Hospital, in the field, 20 April 1918 (enteritis); admitted to 44th Stationary Hospital, in the field, 24 April 1918; transferred to 27 General Hospital, Abbassia, 25 April 1918; to Aotea Convalescent Home, Helioplis, 11 May 1918.
    Admitted No 31 General Hospital, Abbassia, 3 July 1918 (inflected nasal septums); discharged to Records Section, NZEF (Egypt) Headquarters for duty, 22 July 1918.
    Admitted to No 27 General Hospital, Abbassia, 18 October 1918; discharged to duty, Records Section, NZEF (Egypt) Headquarters, 26 October 1918.
    Appointed Temporary Corporal, 1 January 1919.
    Admitted to No 14 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 13 June 1919 (otitis media) and relieved of appointment to Temporary Corporal; discharged to duty, Records Section, NZEF (Egypt) Headquarters, reappointed Temporary Corporal, 25 June 1919.
    Marched out from NZEF (Egypt) Headquarters for Suez; commenced return to New Zealand from Suez on board HT 'Wimaroa', 30 June 1919; arrived New Zealand, 9 August 1919; discharged 5 September 1919.
    Total war service: 4 years 142 days (of which 3 years 360 days were abroad). AWMM
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Death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • When I was a child paternal grandmother shared a house with him. He was a much loved great uncle.
    Public - Suzanne Barbara - Other relative - 16 July 2016
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Sources

Sources

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    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 97 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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16 July 2016Suzanne BarbaraBoonah, AustraliaOther relative

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