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Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Born Second Quarter 1899 Gainsborough On 1901 Census he is living with his grandparents George and Elizabeth Burton and Mary Jane Burton and Rose Emily Burton at 1 Bellwood Lane, Southolme, Gainsborough It’s possible that Mary was his mother as she was 23 and single, whereas Rose was 16. On 1911 Census he was living with his grandparents George and Elizabeth Burton and Mary Jane Burton at Bellwood Lane, Southolme, Gainsborough Resident in Gainsborough
Worked as a fitter at Marshall, Sons & Co. a agricultural machinery manufacturer based in the Britannia Iron Works, Gainsborough
28 Nov 1917
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On 1911 Census he is living at Bellwood Lane, Southolme, Gainsborough
Private
Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers)
Enlisted November 1914 at Retford He was underage when he enlisted Arrived in Egypt on 13th September 1915 probably as a reinforcement for the casualties on Gallipoli Renumbered 275574 in 1917 Died of Wounds 28th November 1917 On that date, the Nottinghamshire Yeomanry were operating in the deep valley westwards of Beit Ur Et Tahta village. A party of Turks were seen at Sheik ab ed Din mosque, which dominated the valley. A reconnaissance was made which came under fire of the Turks. Twelve Nottinghamshire (Sherwood Rangers) Yeomanry were killed or died of wounds that day consisting of Lieutenant W A Birchal, Second Lieutenant J C F Harter, three NCO and seven privates.
Buried Ramleh War Cemetery Row X Grave 14
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