50 Lionel George Fuller Burton
Lionel George Fuller Burton was born in 1895 in Otago New Zealand. Lionel lost both his parents whilst still a young boy.
As a young man Lionel was later under the care and guidance of his famous step-father, Benjamin John Fuller. Lionel had adopted the hyphenated surname of Fuller-Burton and enlisted in the Australian Imperial Forces in 1914.
Lionel was originally wounded along with fellow sapper 234 Archibald Bland at the ” Battle of Pozieres”. Sadly for both men their wounds would prove fatal.
Lionel George Fuller- Burton died on the 25th July 1916 , 100 years ago to this day. He will always be honoured and remembered for his service to the commonwealth and as an original ANZAC.