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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…


"Soldiers of the Queen in the Great War" - A talk by John Sly

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On Wednesday 13th October we return, after the Covid-break, to the The Royal British Legion, Poppy Lounge, at Hornchurch for a talk by Branch Member, John Sly looking at the older veterans that re-enlisted into the Army in the Great War. 7:30 for a 8:00pm start. Suggested entry donation is £3. We will take reasonable anti-Covid measures and would…