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  • 27733 Private John George Burton, killed 19 August 1917, buried in Tyne Cot cemetery. He is one of five, 9th battalion men buried in this cemetery. John Morse  visited and laid a cross in memory. Photo courtesy of John Morse
Person Details
Sutton-in-Ashfield
He was the son of Matthew John and Lucy Ann Burton of 40 Carsic Terrace Carsic Lane Sutton in Ashfield Nottinghamshire and the brother of John Alfred Burton. He was the husband of Annie E (née Bradshaw) Burton of 24 Stoneyford Cottages Stanton Hill Mansfield Nottinghamshire.
He was a colliery pony driver below ground.
19 Aug 1917
25
462140 - CWGC Website
27733
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Joined after 1/1/1916 and was awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal.
One shell killed three of the battalion machine gunners. The battalion was close to Langemarck and Poelcapelle forward of Ypres. He would have been buried close to the trench and later removed to Tyne Cot. Research by John Morse
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  • 27733 Private John George Burton, killed 19 August 1917, buried in Tyne Cot cemetery. He is one of five, 9th battalion men buried in this cemetery. John Morse  visited and laid a cross in memory. Photo courtesy of John Morse
    John George Burton grave - 27733 Private John George Burton, killed 19 August 1917, buried in Tyne Cot cemetery. He is one of five, 9th battalion men buried in this cemetery. John Morse visited and laid a cross in memory. Photo courtesy of John Morse