Remembering Today 30/6/44 WO 1 (Sub-Conductor):George Burton,7649246,Royal Army Ordnance Corps

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  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Warrant Officer Class I (Sub-Conductor) BURTON, GEORGE
    Service Number 7649246

    Died 30/06/1944

    Aged 29

    Royal Army Ordnance Corps

    Son of William Henry and Nellie Burton, of Sheffield; husband of Edna Burton, of Shiregreen, Sheffield.


    INSCRIPTION
    SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF GEORGE BELOVED HUSBAND OF EDNA. ONE OF THE BEST
    Casualty
    Buried at SHEFFIELD (SHIREGREEN) CEMETERY

    Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Number of casualties: 69

    Cemetery/memorial reference: Sec. F. (Cons.). Grave 5805.
     
  2. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

  3. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945
    Name: George Burton
    Given Initials: G
    Rank: Warrant Officer Class I
    Death Date: 30 Jun 1944
    Number: 7649246
    Birth Place: Sheffield
    Residence: Sheffield
    Branch at Enlistment: Other Corps
    Theatre of War: United Kingdom
    Regiment at Death: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
    Branch at Death: Other Corps


    I wonder if this is him as well ?? -right age, right place
    England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
    Name: George Burton
    Death Age: 29
    Birth Date: abt 1915
    Registration Date: Sep 1944
    Registration district: Sheffield
    Inferred County: Yorkshire West Riding
    Volume: 9c
    Page: 337

    Maybe some kind member might come along with a newspaper cutting
    TD
     
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  4. lionboxer

    lionboxer Member Patron

    I thought a Sub Conductor was a WO2 and a Conductor a WO1.
     
  5. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

  6. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    142 Honeysuckle Road, Sheffield C.B., Yorkshire (West Riding)
    NAME DOB OCCUPATION
    William H Burton 22 Jan 1888 Corporation Employee Incapacitated
    Nellie Burton 14 Jun 1887 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Nellie Humble (Burton) 16 Nov 1907 Shorthand Typist (Coal Trade)
    George Burton 29 Jun 1915 Out Door Corporation Wages Clerk
    Leslie Burton 09 Jun 1921 Engineers Precision Gauge Maker

    Marriages Jun 1940
    Burton George Hearnshaw Sheffield 9c 1651
    Hearnshaw Edna Burton Sheffield 9c 1651

    No children.

    George died the day after his 29th birthday:
     

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