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Raymond Clifford Burton

In memory of:

Private Raymond Clifford Burton

June 13, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Motor Machine Gun Brigade


Eatons Motor Machine Gun Bty.

Additional Information


September 24, 1897

Son of Frank Burton Annie Maude Brown (formerly Burton), of British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 62 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Sp. Mem. J. 15.


Maple Copse Cemetery is located 5 Km south east of Ieper town centre, a road leading from the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 2.5 Km along the Meenseweg shortly after the Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, lies the right hand turning onto Wulvestraat. About 1 Km along the Wulvestraat is the left hand turning onto Schachteweidestraat. The cemetery itself is located 2 Km along the Schachteweidestraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of June 24, 1916. Image taken from web address of
  • Wartime diary– Page 6 of the war diary of the Eaton Motor Machine Gun Battery which details the circumstances of death for Private Burton.
  • Photo of RAYMOND CLIFFORD BURTON– From the Daily Colonist of June 25, 1916. Image taken from web address of
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