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  • 28493 Private Cornelius Burton, Sherwood Foresters, died at Calais Southern Cemetery, grave C.2.14. 
photo courtesy of Phil W.
Person Details
Hucknall Torkard Nottinghamshire
He was the son of George and Sarah Burton of Hucknall Torkard Nottinghamshire. He was the husband of Henrietta Burton and the father of Frederick, Wilfred, Ivy and James Burton. In 1911 they lived at 107 Sherwood Street Mansfield Woodhouse Nottinghamshire.
He was a miner (hewer).
12 Apr 1916
470871 - CWGC Website
28493
Private
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Cornelius Burton enlisted in July 1915. The 17th battalion moved to France on 6 March 1916 and a month later Cornelius died in hospital. He is listed as 'died' which means illness or anything other than being in battle. Whatever the cause he was not in France for long. He died at a General Hospital in Calais and was buried in the Calais Southern Cemetery, grave C. 2. 14. John Morse
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  • 28493 Private Cornelius Burton, Sherwood Foresters, died at Calais Southern Cemetery, grave C.2.14. 
photo courtesy of Phil W.
    Cornelius Burton Calais Southern Cemetery - 28493 Private Cornelius Burton, Sherwood Foresters, died at Calais Southern Cemetery, grave C.2.14. photo courtesy of Phil W.