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

Photographs supplied by Henry Moulds / Peter F Williams / John Huth

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 1st March 1942.

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


Address:Church Street, Millthorpe Uniting Church, Millthorpe, 2798
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.444137
Long: 149.183805
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


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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