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08-July-2018 (Peter F Williams)
08-July-2018 (Peter F Williams)

Photographs supplied by Henry Moulds / Peter F Williams

The fence was erected to commemorate Eric and Ron Burton and all Methodists from Millthorpe who served in World War Two. 

Royal Australian Navy Petty Officer Eric Samuel Burton, Service Number 20191, was lost aboard H.M.A.S. Perth during the Battle of Sunda Strait, on the 1st of March 1942.

His brother, Royal Australian Air Force Sergeant Ronald Garnet Burton, Service Number 403856, was killed in action over Germany on the 7th of June 1942.  They were the sons of William and Ann Clara Frances Burton of Millthorpe.

Location

Address:Church Street, Millthorpe Uniting Church, Millthorpe, 2798
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.444137
Long: 149.183805
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Right Side Inscription

Memorial Fence to the cherished memory of Eric & Ron Burton

And in honour of all Millthorpe Methodists who served in Great War II.

 

Source: NRWM, MA
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