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Son of Mrs. Anderton, of 14 Foster St., Gainsborough, and the late George Anderton; husband of Mary Emily Straker (formerly Anderton), of 1 Bank Terrace, Moorgate, Retford, Notts. (CWGC)
13 Oct 1915
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726635 - CWGC Website
2265
Sergeant
1/5th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial.
Boots 'Comrades in Khaki', January 1916, 'By the Way': 'It is announced that Serg. John Anderton is amongst those missing since the engagement at Hohenzollern, and it is feared that there is little hope that he has escaped death.' (Nottinghamshire Archives, ref. RB.38)
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