Burton, Alfred Harrington: Service no. 54146, Lieutenant

Named in February 2, 1916 War Diary entry: “LIEUT BURTON admitted to hospital (shell shock.)

Digitized Service Record

Lieut AH Burton Londoner Wounded London Advertiser March 7 1916 Page 2
London Advertiser. March 7, 1916. Page 2.

Alfred Harrington Burton was born 1867 in Calcutta India, and died date unknown. He married Lilly Faith Townsand.

Children of Alfred Harrington Burton and Lilly Faith Townsand are:

  1. +SHIRLEY Burton.
  2. Alfred Burton, d. date unknown.
  3. Aileen Burton, d. date unknown.
  4. Diana Burton, d. date unknown.
  5. Douglas Burton, d. date unknown.
  6. Regnold Burton, d. date unknown.
  7. Raymond Burton, d. date unknown.
  8. Margaret Burton, d. date unknown.
  9. Thelma Burton, d. date unknown.
  10. Velma Burton, d. date unknown.
  11. Betsey Burton, d. date unknown.
  12. Lonard Burton, d. date unknown.
  13. David Burton, d. date unknown.


About Alfred H Burton

A.H. Burton was born in Calcutta, India to English missionary parents stationed there.

I believe he was a map maker for the army.

Farmed in Royal Oak, MI. Was a Royal Oak police officer.

Planted and tended the flowers at the elephant fountain at the Detroit Zoo.



Note:  Service records confirm that his address was Republic Avenue, Ten Mile Road, Ridge Road, Royal Oak, Michigan, U.S.A. on card dated March 23, 1922.

Updated Address Royal Oak Mich USA

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  1. I would love to have a copy of his Service Record from England! He also served in U.S.A. and achieved the rank of Col. He worked at Aeronautical Chart and Imagery Center (A.C.I.C.) in U.S.A.

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