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Lance Corporal 9977 John Burton

1st Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment (Prince of Wale's)
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 18th March 1916, aged 20

  • Buried: Menin Road South Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave I G 27
  • Awarded: 1914 Star with Clasp, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of William and Sarah Burton
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Grendon and Atherstone Grammar School

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  • Born 14 Sep 1896 in Chellaston, Derby. Baptised 15 Nov 1896 in Melbourne,  Derby
  • Attended Atherstone Grammar School
  • Living at Whittington, Grendon
  • Employed as a Servant/Farm Worker [1911]

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