Burton, Francis James (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1917)

Unit 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Places
Accession Number 1DRL/0168
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Burton, Francis James
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Broadmeadows, Egypt, Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1914-1917; 1928
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to service of Lieutenant Francis James Burton, 4 Light Horse Regiment, Egypt, Gallipoli and Palestine, 1914-1917. Collection includes copies of letters written home to family in Australia.

History / Summary

2nd Lieutenant Francis James Burton. 4th Australian Light Horse. Killed in action in Palestine, 31st October 1917. Son of Frederick and Mary Burton, of Nullan, Victoria, Australia.