Leonard James Burton

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Leonard James Burton
Personal Information
Date of Birth 17 May 1898
Place of Birth Moonta, South Australia
Death 25 Aug 1965, aged 67
Place of Death Third road, Armadale, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 43 years, 10 months
Description 5'8½" (1.74m) tall ; 140lbs
63.503 kg
; medium complexion ; blue eyes ; brown hair ; scar on left knee
Occupation Motor Mechanic
Religion Church of England
Address Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Marguerite Burton
Military Information
Reg Number W67677
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Leonard James Burton
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Plaque Information
Date of Birth 17 May 1898
Age at Death 67 years
Transcription In Loving Memory of Leonard James Burton Born 1898 Died 25/08/1965 Aged 67 Years

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries: 1922 at 133 Campbell street, Kalgoorlie, engine-driver; 1931 at Fourth road, Armadale, motor mechanic; 1936 - 1943 at Third road, Armadale, motor mechanic

During 1925 Leonard had married Marguerite (Madge) Jenkins (1903 - 1942) in Esperance. Madge died on 3 May 1942 in Armadale.

War Service

On 22 Mar 1942 Leonard enlisted in the militia and was posted to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. During 1943 Leonard married Patricia Joyce Bickle (1921 - 2003). Patricia died on 1 May 2003, aged 81 in Armadale. On 1 May 1945 Leonard's records show that he was transferred to the Reserve on 1 May 1945.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1954 - 1963 at Third road, Armadale, motor mechanic. During 1951 Leonard married Shirley Angell ?


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