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Burden, Herbert Francis (1898–1915), soldier

Lesley Collins

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Burden, Herbert Francis (1898–1915), soldier, was born on 22 March 1898 at 47 Silvermere Road, Lewisham, London, the son of Arthur Burden, gardener, and his wife, Charlotte Donaldson. Either he joined the army as a boy soldier or he lied about his age on enlistment. He later claimed that he had previously served with the ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Warfare and Defence

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