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Name: Robert BURTON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: R Service No.:
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 41
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Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 45 Milton Street, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Died of organ disease.
Date of Death: Monday 22nd January 1945
Place of Death:
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Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Ryton Cemetery, Hexham Old Road, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Plot J Number 250.
Decoration and Medals: 1939-45 Star. War Medal.
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, Death Notice, 24th January 1945.
Family Details:
Husband of Mary Burton. Two children, William and Norman. Brothers: Joseph and John. Sisters: Alice and Nancy.
Notes : Robert Burton is not named on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register, nor the Army Roll of Honour 1939-45. It is known that Robert saw active service with the British Army at sometime but may have been medically discharged due to ill health.
Sources Used: Information provided by family members.
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