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Gilbert Burton

In memory of:

Private Gilbert Burton

September 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

256411

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

52nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 2, 1887

Son of Hamilton and Helen Burton, of Drumgrier, Pinwherry, Ayrshire, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 378 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CREST CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

B. 32.

Location:

Fontaine-Notre Dame is a large village in the Department of the Nord approximately 3 kilometres south-west of Cambrai on the main road from Cambrai to Bapaume (N30). The CREST CEMETERY is signposted from the N30 in the village and is located on the right hand side of the road towards Raillencourt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Burbank to Bytheway. Microform Sequence 16; Volume Number 31829_B016725. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 160.  Page 575 of 926.

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