Personal information about John Alexander Burton

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Commonwealth War Grave

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John Alexander Burton
Merchant Navy, M.V. Athlone Castle (London)
Son of Joseph and Kathleen Burton; husband of Jessica Georgina Burton, of Newbury Park, Ilford, Essex.
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Death Information

   John Alexander Burton
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Death certificate for John Alexander Burton
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John Alexander Burton
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Maiden name:
Date of Death:
   26 September 1943
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Place of death:
   45 Mill Lane, Newbury
Usual address:
  Chief Baker, Merchant Navy (Retired)
Cause of death:
  1 (a) Cerebral Haemorrhage (b) Hyperpisia?? Certified by C.E.R. Wood M.B.
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Comments: Not sure about Secondary cause of death
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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   John Alexander Burton
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   29 September 1943
Abode at death:
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   45 Mill Lane, Newbury
Burial register information:
Book number: 1917
Page number: 248
Record number: 11577
Official at burial:
   E H Stenning
Source of information:
  Burial Register

Memorial Details

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The Mercantile Marine War Medal: One or more voyages through a danger zone during the war qualified a mariner for the award of the medal, as did service at sea for not less than six months between 4 August 1914 and 11 November 1918. All recipients also received the British War Medal.

The British War Medal; Merchant seamen qualified for the British War Medal in addition to the Mercantile Marine War Medal if they served at sea for not less than six months between 5 August 1914 and 11 November 1918, or had undertaken one or more voyages through a danger zone

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M.V. Athlone Castle
John Burton served on this ship.
M.V. Athlone Castle
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John Alexander Burton
Mercantile Marine War Medal - see details above
John Alexander Burton
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John Alexander Burton
British War Medal - see details above
John Alexander Burton


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