Private John George Burton

Army Number : 27733

Battalion : 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. Son of Matthew John and Lucy Ann Burton, of 40, Carsic Terrace, Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.; Husband of Annie E. Burton, of 24, Stoneyford Cottages, Stanton Hill, Mansfield. Nottinghamshire. He was a colliery pony driver prior to enlisting at Mansfield. Killed in action, 19th August 1917, aged 25, whilst serving in the line near Poelcappelle, Belgium.

 

Buried : Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 64. Row G. Grave 3.

Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.
Private John George Burton grave

Private John George Burton is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
St. Mary Magdalen Church War Memorial, Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
Sutton-In-Ashfield Cemetery War Memorial, Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.

Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.