Charles Burton (1889-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BURTON, CHARLES. Lance Corporal. No 32955. 1/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born East View, off Croft House Lane, Marsh, 31.10.1889. Son of Tom Heeley and Evalina Burton, 1 Clara Street, Fartown. Educated at St. John's School, Hillhouse. Employed by the Maypole Dairy Company, Dewsbury, as a grocer's assistant. Enlisted June 1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, 14.4.1918. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Birkby; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial; commemorated on parents' headstone in Edgerton Cemetery, Huddersfield.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission