THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

BARTON, CHRISTOPHER

Short Service.
(3 Years with the Colours)

Attestation of
G/1036 - Christopher Barton M.M. - The Buffs.
 
Christopher Barton
Age 19 years - 300 days.
Trade - Works Labourer.
 
Birthplace Dover, Kent.
 
Considered fit for service in the East Kent Regiment 4/9/14 at Woolwich
Joined at Canterbury - 5/9/14.
The Buffs - Attested Pte. 4/9/14.
9th Batt - Posted Pte - 26/10/14.
7th Batt. Posted Pte - 18/8/15.
Appointed L/Cpl - 5/4/17.
7th - Promoted Sgt. - 21/3/18.
 
Home 4/9/14 to 17/8/15.
BEF France - 18/8/15.
 
Awarded Military Medal - Sept. London Gazette 18/7/17.
 
Transferred to class Z Army Reserve on demobilisation. Date 31st March 1919. Home address - 1, Approach Road, Dover, Kent.
 
Wounded - GSW to right shoulder.
 
Next of kin - Mother Alice - 32, Chapel Place, Dover, Kent. (also, 1 Approach Road, Maxton, Dover)

 


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