Private Albert Barton

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

15 Dec 1896

Date of Death


Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

United Kingdom

Place of Death

United Kingdom

Grave Location

United Kingdom

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier

Source , 3rd February 2015

Alfred Barton was captured at Cremery (France), unwounded, by the Germans on the 26th May 1918. 

In 1911 Alfred was living with his father Albert Barton & his Scottish wife Mary Ann, at 13 Henry Street.

His 5 siblings were also living with him, Susan, 23, was a hat finisher, Daisy was 18 and a hat machinist, both were working in a factory in the town. William, 17, was a brass finisher and 16 year old Edward was assisting in brass moulding. His 14 year old twin Walter was not yet working.

Alfred died in captivity of gastroenteritis.

Author: David

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