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Second Lieutenant Richard Stewart Burstal

1st Battalion, Australian Infantry
Killed in Action, Battle of Pozieres, France and Flanders, 25th July 1916 aged 21

2nd Lt Burstal was killed by a shell which exploded above him in a recently captured German Trench

  • Commemorated: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Somme, France
  • Awarded: Victory Medal
  • Son of Richard Webber and Maria Helena Burstal [nee Soares]
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton, Abbey Church of St. Mary

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 1891 at Temora, NSW, Australia
  • Lived at Warren, Castlereagh, NSW [1913]
  • Employed as a Stock and Station Agent [1915]
  • Enlisted 13 Apr 1915. Arrived at Etaples, France 20 May 1916.

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