Private Samuel Burton

Army Number: 2804

Battalion: 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived at Lambley, Nottinghamshire. Son of William Burton, of Green Lane Head, Lambley. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting on 4th August 1908. He went to France on 11th November 1914 and was killed in action, on 5th October 1915, in a German attack on the line at Oder Houses, Potije, Belgium. 

Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Panel 39 and 41.

Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium.

Private Samuel Burton is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
Holy Trinity Church War Memorial, Lambley, Nottinghamshire. 
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.