Private 7602 James Orton

3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards
Killed in Action, Third Battle of Artois, Vermelles, France and Flanders, 25th October 1915, aged 27

  • Buried: Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I.E.4
  • Awarded: 1914 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of James and Maria Orton
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments

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Military, Census and Family History Information

  • Born 31 Jul 1888 at Hinckley
  • Educated at Hinckley Church School
  • Lived at 79 Trinity Lane, Hinckley [1891]
  • Lived at 7 White Lion Yard, Hinckley [1901]
  • Lived at Victoria Street, Hinckley [1911]
  • Employed as a Soldier [1911]
  • Enlisted 11 Jan 1908 and arrived in France August 1914

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