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BartonMaurice CharlesLieutenant ColonelBARTON, MAURICE CHARLES, Lieutenant Colonel, was born 13 April 1852, son of Charles Barton, of Holbrook, Wincanton, Somerset.  He entered the Royal Engineers 2 May 1872, as Lieutenant; served in the Afghan War, 1878-79 (Despatches, Medal); in the Akha Expedition, 1883-84 (Despatches); became Captain 2 May 1884.  From 1885 to 1887 he served in the Burmese Expedition; was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 22 June 1886, and 2 September 1887], and received the Medal with clasp.  He became Major 8 September 1891, and in the following year again saw active service in the Isazai Expedition, as Commanding Officer, Royal Engineers.  In 1895 he took part in the operations in Chitral, serving with the Relief Force, in charge of Field Park, Royal Engineers.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 15 November 1895], and received the Medal and clasp.  He was present in the operations on the North-West Frontier of India, 1897-98, with the Malakand Field Force and with the Buner Field Force as Field Engineer, and took part in the attack and capture of the Tanga Pass.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 22 April 1898], received a clasp, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 16 May 1899]: "Maurice Charles Barton, Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Engineers.  In recognition of services during the recent operations on the North-West Frontier of India".  The Insignia were presented to him by the Queen at Windsor 1 July 1899.  He had been promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 14 March 1899.  He was given the Brevet of Colonel 14 March 1903, and retired as Colonel 14 January 1905.  Colonel Barton married, in 1887, Harriet, daughter of Colonel Brandreth, Royal Engineers.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Engineers
BartonMontie33943TrooperSource: QSA Medal RollsImperial Yeomanry
BartonN6777Private1st Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
BartonN A DMajorMID LG: 8 February 1901, page: 968. Source: General Buller. 9 November 1900. Re: Lof C - Natal
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Connaught Rangers
BartonN HA Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
BartonNAD2nd LieutenantFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1879Connaught Rangers
BartonNewton Hastings118PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseQueensland, 3rd Mounted Infantry Contingent
BartonO2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South Wales Borderers
BartonP2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Hampshire Regiment
BartonP681CorporalSource: Nominal roll in WO127Queenstown Rifle Volunteers
BartonP601PrivateWinberg 26th Aug 00
Source: DCM recipients
Queenstown Rifle Volunteers
BartonP5278PrivateMissing. Fell out on march, 9 March 1900
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(Buffs) East Kent Regiment
BartonP J2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Hampshire Regiment
BartonPatrick38539PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls132nd Company, 29th Btn, IY
BartonPercy365Source: Medal rollsCanada, 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles
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