Private Walter Barton

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

15 Dec 1898

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

Walter Barton was captured at Arras, unwounded, by the Germans on the 23rd March 1918. 

In 1911 Walter 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 Albert was not yet working.


Author: David

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