Herbert Henry BURVILL

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BURVILL, Herbert Henry

Service Number: 950
Enlisted: 10 May 1915, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Packingham, Victoria, 7 December 1894
Home Town: Torbay, Albany, Western Australia
Schooling: Albany State School and Torbay Junction State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 14 September 1915, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Embarkation Pier Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 950, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
29 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 950, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
29 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 950, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
14 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 950, 28th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli

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"IN MEMORIAM.

In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Herbert Henry Burvill, killed in action at Gallipoli on September 13, 1915, aged 21 years.

Dear Herbert how we miss you, Only loving hearts can tell.

By and bye we will meet you, Where there are no sad farewells. 

Blessed union is beyond this parting vail. - Inserted by his loving father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Burvill and brothers and sisters." - from the Albany Advertiser 13 Sep 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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