Royal Army Service Corps
Date of Enlisting:
Date of death:
St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour
Frank enlisted in March 1915. He served with the 5th Horse Transport Company of the Army Service Corps on the Western Front, France and Flanders
He survived the War but it is not known when he died.
Frank was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.
He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.
Date of Birth: c1898
Birth Place: Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Residence: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Marriage: Not known
Frank was born in Ashwell, Hertfordshire in1898 the third son of John Worboys Burton and Margaret Jane (nee Humphreys) Burton. He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell.
The 1911 census shows him, a butcher, living in Bedford with the Wykes family.
It is not known if Frank married nor if he had children.
It is not known when he died.
All three of Frank’s brothers saw active service in the War and all survived.
|Birth Place:||Ashwell, Hertfordshire|
|Death Date:||Not known|
|Enlistment Place:||Not known|
|Regiment:||Royal Army Service Corps|
|Battalion:||5th Horse Transport Company|
|Type of Casualty:||Survived|
|Theatre of War:||Western Europe, France and Flanders|