Barton, Ernest August

(Acting) Sergeant Ernest August Barton, 1532. 1st Battalion Honourable Artillery Company.  Died 22nd July 1918, aged 26. Buried Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France.

Grave of Ernest A. Barton, HAC.

Grave of Ernest A. Barton, HAC.

  • Admitted into HAC on 25th September 1914
  • Enlisted at Armoury House
  • Residence given as Maida Vale
  • Went overseas in January 1915
  • Accidently killed on 22nd July 1918
  • Buried Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery
  • Plot V. Row C. Grave 99.
  • Son of Frederick and Eliza Barton of 31 Blomfield Road, Maida Hill, London.
  • Awarded the Croix de Guerre (France)
  • Personal inscription on gravestone: Pro Patria Mori

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