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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleuval,  Pas de Calais, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Nottingham
He was the son of Thomas and Fanny Burton and the brother of Gertrude and Fanny Burton. In 1901 the family lived at 44 Barker Gate Nottingham. In 1911 they lived at 41 Ewart Road and at the time of Thomas's death at 42 Russell Road (both Forest Fields Nottingham). Thomas and Fanny later moved to 50 Ramsey Street Scarborough (CWGC).
In 1911 he was an office boy for a blouse merchant's agent.
25 Mar 1918
22
18615 - CWGC Website
L/1649
Gunner
178th Bde Royal Field Artillery
'C' Coy, 178th Bde. He died of wounds and is buried in Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval Grave Reference: I C 25
Nottingham Post obituary (abridged), 6 April 1918: 'Burton. Died of wounds March 25th 1918, Gunner Thomas Harold Burton, Royal Field Artillery, age 22. Only son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Burton, 42 Russell Road, Nottingham. Father, mother, sisters.'
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleuval,  Pas de Calais, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Thomas Harold Burton - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleuval, Pas de Calais, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle