Gunner Walter Burston (2355)

'B' Bty, 306th Brigade (2/2nd South Midland Brigade), Royal Field Artillery, 61st Division, T.F., B.E.F.

Malvern Commemoration: St Matthias Malvern Link,

Burial/Commemoration: Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

Nature of Death: Died of wounds St Omer, France 6/7/16

Age: 19

Next of Kin: Son of Thomas Burston of Eastnor Cottage, Quest Hills Road.

Education: Malvern Link Council School

Previous Employment: At the Maypole Company's shop

Walter Burston of Newtown, Malvern.

Malvern Artilleryman Walter Burston, whose home was at Eastnor Cottage, Quest Hills Road, died at a St Omer base hospital of shrapnel wounds on the 6th July 1917. He was the son of Thomas Burston, a gas worker, and was a member of the Malvern Young Liberals Association. Before joining the artillery he was employed at Lennards, Church St and afterwards at the Maypole Company’s shop.

Malvern News 22/7/16
Stevens Annual for 1914 Malvern 1914

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