Regiment : 61st Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Formerly 24332, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Service number : 103237
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 31 on 17th June 1918
Buried : St Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery, Robecq, France, Grave III. B. 20.
Birthplace : St Paul's, Birmingham, enlisted Redditch
Relatives : Son of George and Ellen Barton, of Birmingham; husband of Charlotte Barton, 67 Arrow Rd., Redditch, Worcestershire
Memorial : Redditch St George's Church WW1 Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
The following information appears in the Bromsgrove, Droitwich & Redditch Messenger, Saturday 27th July 1918:
Other Local Casualties
Barton G. (103237) M.G.C. from Redditch
Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger digitised by and courtesy of Martin Stephens: http://www.bromsgrovebmsgh.co.uk