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Oliver Robert Barton

In memory of:

Private Oliver Robert Barton

October 8, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

132619

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

13th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Robert and Margaret S. Fraser Barton, of Vankleek Hill, Ontario. Enlisted Septenber, 1915.

Commemorated on Page 51 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. D. 37.

Location:

Miraumont is a village about 14.5 kilometres north-north-east of Albert and the Cemetery is some 3 kilometres south of the village on the east side of the road to Courcelette (D107). The ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted in the centre of Miraumont.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Oliver Barton– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada"  Page 23.  B Company.  No. 6  Platoon.
  • Press Clipping– Source:  Canada's Heroes in the Great World War / Cornwall, Alexandria, Vankleek Hill, Hawkesbury and Intermediate Points.  Edited by Noah J. Gareau. Memorial Edition / Volume I.  War Publications Limited, Ottawa, Ontario, 1921.
  • Attestation Papers– Source Library and Archives Canada
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)
  • Grave marker– Grave marker - Adanac Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Entrance - Adanac Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Adanac Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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