Lt Col Arthur Robert Burton

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The Royal Memorial Chapel

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Royal Military Acadamy Sandhurst


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Robert Burton, 94th Russells Infantry, Indian Army. The eighth of the nine soldier sons of General Edmond Francis Burton and Georgiana Burton of Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire. Husband of Florence Evelyne Hood Burton, of "Trevalga," Lansdowne Parade, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Gentleman Cadet at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst 1891/92. Commissioned into the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in 1892. Served with the Indian Army, Hyderabad Contingent in 1895. Served in the Tirah Campaign and on Punjaub Frontier, as Cantonment magistrate, Baroda, and Railway magistrate, 1st class, 1908-12; Malakand Movable Column 1914-15, Recruiting Tour and Muscat (Field Service) 1916. Officiating H.B.M. Consul Muscat in 1917. Served in Waziristan and Mesopotamia 1918. Died in Mesopotamia aged 45 years. Buried in grave I.G.18. of the Basra War Cemetery, Al Basrah, Basra, Iraq
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Arthur Robert Burton, Lt Col 94th Russells Inf I.A. Died on active service Mesopotamia Jan 1918 after 26 years devoted duty. For King and Country. To the Glory of God.

Arthur Robert Burton

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