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Sneinton Nottingham
He was the son of Frank and Anne Barton and the brother of George, Ellen, Clara, Charles, Mabel, Nellie and Ada Barton. In 1891 the family lived at 16 Upper Eldon Street Nottingham. In 1901, with George head of household, they lived at 3 Truman Street Alfred Street Central Nottingham. In 1911 Arthur was boarding at 1 Pleasant Terrace Upper Eldon Street Nottingham.
In 1901 Arthur was an errand boy and in 1911 a sawyer.
11 Mar 1915
823822 - CWGC Website
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Arthur Barton went to France on 4 November 1914 and was killed at Neuve Chapelle on 11/3/1915 The battalion war diary noted 'At 10 am, 'C' company advanced North East through the orchard on the left of our line and occupied some broken down houses. Lt Weighall was killed in the advance. The battalion was shelled throughout the day by the enemy. At 4 pm, 'D' company charged the enemy breastworks but suffered heavy losses from machine gun fire and had to abandon the attack.'
With an enlistment date of February 1912, he was probably a special reservist. Le Touret Memorial Panels 27 and 27
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