Topic: Harry Charles Barton

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From research done in 2008 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: Harry Charles Barton

Date of Birth
Serial number: 41723
Occupation before enlistment: Farm labourer
First known rank: Private
Embarkation date: 14 March 1917
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation unit: 23rd Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
Last unit served: Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Rank last held: 
Place of death: Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death: 1 August 1917
Cause of death: Killed in action
Cemetery name: Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium

Biographical notes:

Obituary: Wairarapa Daily Times, 17 August 1917.

Student researcher: Stef Simmonds



Harry Charles Barton

First Names:Harry Charles
Last Name:Barton