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9 August 1915 : CPL Alexander Burton VC

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Alexander Stewart Burton was born on 20 January 1893 in Euroa, Victoria in Australia. On enlisting, age 21 1/2, then an ironmonger, on 18 August 1914, he joined the 7th Battalion Australian Imperial Force. He had served for 4 years in the cadets.  On 19 October 1914 her embarked at Melbourne on active service. He was wounded 25 May 1815, re…


18 September 1915 : Pte Leslie James Bell

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Les was the sixth child of Alexander Bell, a mounted Police Constable and Margaret (neé Murphy), his second wife, who bore three of his children. He attended Moama Public School, and was then apprenticed as a blacksmith which he did for two years before becoming an assistant surveyor.  At the time of the outbreak of war he was living at home.  …