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Kingsland, Herefordshire.
He was the son of Sarah Lawton and the brother of George Augusta Lawton. In 1911, he lived at the Victoria Hotel Ryland Road Beeston Nottingham.
He worked in the family owned public house/hotel.
29 Aug 1918
33
309991 - CWGC Website
DM2/164960
Private
641st Motor Transport Coy Army Service Corps
Jonathan Dalby Lawton enlisted at Beeston and was attached 111th Signal Section, Royal Engineers. Hem Farm Military Cemetery, Hem-Moncau, Grave Reference: I C 1
Nottingham Evening Post 7th September 1918: “LAWTON. – Killed in action, August 29th, 1918, Pte. J. D. Lawton, Royal Garrison Artillery, aged 32, second son of Mrs. S. Lawton, Victoria Hotel, Beeston.” In memoriam 28th August 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post: “LAWTON. – In loving memory of Pte. J. D. Lawton, killed in action in France August 29th, 1918, second son of Mrs. S. Lawton, Victoria Hotel, Beeston.” Notices courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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