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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Albert Ernest Barton -

Name : Albert Ernest Barton.

Son of Charles Barton and May Barton (née Kelleway), of Haven Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight.

Born 1891, Haven Street.

  Census Information :

1901 : Charles and May Barton, with their children including Albert, aged 9, are at Beech Lane, Wootton. Charles Barton is a Woodman.

1911 : Charlie and Mary Barton, with one daughter, are at Providence, Church Lane, Haven Street. Charles Barton is a Woodman. (Albert Barton not found).

  Service details :

Corporal 50254 Albert Ernest Barton, 214th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).
Rifleman 1504 Albert Ernest Barton, 1/8th Bn. Hampshire Regiment (Isle of Wight Rifles).

Enlisted 1914. Served in the Gallipoli campaign.
  Casualty Details :

Died : 20 September 1917 aged 26.

Commemorated at : Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

CWGC record ...
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 02
Havenstreet War Memorial : Havenstreet Panels
Havenstreet War Memorial : St Peter's Church

  Documents :

Isle of Wight County Press

September 4, 1915


... On August 4th eight men from the I.W. Rifles were taken on board, six being landed at Malta, and two at Plymouth. The latter were Corpl. H. Rayner, of Ryde, who was employed at the office of Messrs. Fardell, solicitors, and Rfn. Houghton, of Chichester. Both had been shot through the thigh, were very cheerful, and making good progress towards recovery. The six landed at Malta were : Rfn. G. Prince, of Newport, shot in the right side, with a large superficial wound; Rfn. W.W. Hinks, of Lake, suffering from dysentery; Lce-Cpl. H. Cull, of 74 Well-street, Ryde, shot through the leg; Rfn. F.J. Wilton, of 22 Cavendish-place, Newport, shot through both legs; Rfn. P.R. Aylward, of 22 Swanmore-road, Ryde, dysentery; and Rfn. A.E. Barton, of 3 Castle-road, Newport, dysentery. All were reported to be doing well. ...

Isle of Wight County Press

October 6, 1917


BARTON - Sept. 20, killed in action in France, Corpl. A.E. Barton, Machine Gun Corps, second son of Mr and Mrs C. Barton, of Havenstreet, aged 26. - Mr and Mrs C. Barton, of Havenstreet, desire to convey their sincere thanks to friends for kind expressions of sympathy in the loss of their son Ernie.
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