Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (The 2/4th Battalion)

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Lieutenant Charles John Barton

In G. K. Rose’s book, The Story of 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry it mentions that Lieutenant Barton was killed in action during the attack that was initiated on Good Friday, 6th April 1917. The details below are from the War Graves Commission

Please see: Good Friday Attack of 6th April 1917

Name: BARTON, CHARLES JOHN
Initials: C J
Nationality:United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 07/04/1917
Additional information:Son of William John and Emily Florence Barton, of “Pynest”, Clifton Rd., Parkstone, Dorset.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

I would love to find more information on Lieutenant Barton.

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