George G. Sidney Burton

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Burton, Gunner George G. Sidney no.39403.

5th Australian Field Artillery Brigade.

“Beechwood” Kennedy Avenue, Belmore.

Carpenter.

Born 1897 at Sydney, son of George Stanley and Fanny Louisa Burton.

Enlisted at Sydney 28/1/1917.

Next of kin, father, George Stanley Burton.

Returned to Australia 4/7/1919.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District Monument, Canterbury Public School.

Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1770728/ [accessed 19/08/2016].

Special acknowledgement

The primary source of the information on this page is copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from the Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.

Note

An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Each name in the list is linked to an editable biographical file created by copying the biography copied from the book. These editable biographies have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.

Reference

Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002