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BartonCharles GerardMajorBARTON, CHARLES GERARD, Major, was born 26 April, 1860, son of the Reverend J Barton. He was educated at Tonbridge School, and at Sherborne. He entered the 46th Foot 22 January 1881; transferred to the 75th Foot 26 February 1881, and to the 4th Foot 8 June, 1881; became Lieutenant 1 July 1881; was promoted Captain in 1899, and became Major 23 February 1900. Major Barton served in the South African War, 1899-1902; was present at the Relief of Ladysmith, including operations of 17 to 24 January 1900, and action at Spion Kop; operations of 5 to 7 February 1900, and action at Vaal Kranz; operations on Tugela Heights (14 to 27 February 1900), and action at Pieter's Hill; operations in the Transvaal 30 November 1900, to 31 May 1902. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with three clasps, the King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Charles Gerard Barton, Major, Royal Lancashire Regiment. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were sent to the GOC Natal District 15 November 1902, for presentation to Major Barton. He retired 21 June, 1905. Major Barton played cricket for Hampshire. He married Mabel Eleanor, widow of Captain Maurice W Kirk.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
(King's Own) Royal Lancaster Regiment
BartonCharles Joseph22Occupation: Draper. Next of kin: Brother. Address: Forest Gate London .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
BartonCharles Robert13544TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls73rd Company, 12th Btn, IY
BartonCharles WalterLieutenantBARTON, CHARLES WALTER, Lieutenant, was born 15 August 1870, son of W C Barton. He was educated at Harrow, and entered the Army 1 December 1897, as Second Lieutenant, from the Militia. He became Lieutenant 18 October 1899, and served in the South African War, 1899-1902; took part in the advance on Kimberley, including actions at Belmont (slightly wounded) and Magersfontein; was present during the operations in the Orange Free State, February to May 1900; served in the Transvaal, west of Pretoria, July to November 1900, including actions at Venterskroon (7 and 9 August); took part in the operations in Orange River Colony, including actions at Lindley (1 June) and Rhenoster River; also in the Transvaal 30 November 1900, to 31 May 1902 (Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; Queen's Medal with three clasps, and King's Medal with two clasps). He was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Charles Walter Barton, Lieutenant, Northamptonshire Regiment. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". He was invested by the King 24 October 1902. He was employed with the King's African Rifles, 21 March 1903 to 20 May 1908, and served in East Africa in 1904, taking part in the operations in Somaliland, and was present at the action at Jidballi. He received the Medal with two clasps. He was promoted to Captain 23 January 1905. Captain Barton served in Nyassaland in 1914, and was wounded; in German East Africa, 1918 (wounded); was employed with the 2nd King's African Rifles, 1903-8; with the Nyassaland Volunteers Reserve from 14 June, 1913 to 1916; with the 1st King's African Rifles from 1917; was promoted to Major 2 June, 1915, and to Temporary Lieutenant Colonel 22 January 1917. He was created a CMG.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Northamptonshire Regiment
BartonCrosbieLieutenant ColonelHe died March 25th, 1902, at the Lodge, Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire.  Lieutenant-Colonel Barton was the third son of S W Barton of Rochestown, Cahir, Tipperary, and was born June 1845.  He entered the Army in 1863, was promoted Lieutenant 1868, Captain 1878, Major 1881, being placed in the Reserve of Officers as honorary Lieutenant Colonel October 1886.  In 1900-01, he served in South Africa as second in command of the 18th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry, and was mentioned in despatches, LG, September 10th, 1901, and in recognition of his services was promoted Lieutenant Colonel in the Reserve of Officers, from November 29th, 1900.  Lieutenant Colonel Barton's name was engraved on a Latten Brass placed in St Paul's Cathedral in memory of all ranks belonging to the 18th, 21st and 23rd Battalions Imperial Yeomanry who fell in the war.
Source: Donner
18th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry
BartonDDistrict 2
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Cape Police
BartonDPrivateCGHGSM (1) Bechuanaland. CPD2
Source: Roll of the CGHGSM
Cape Police
BartonDChief OfficerTransport Medal, clasp: China. Ship: Clavering (Hazlehurst).
Source: Transport Medal roll
Transport ships
BartonDaniel William Robert34714TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls67th Company, 18th Btn, IY
BartonDavid49Attested: Jun 1895. Source: CMP2Cape Police
BartonDavidDistrict 2
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Cape Police
BartonDavid263CorporalQSA (4)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Defence of Kimberley
Cape Police
BartonE3rd EngineerTransport Medal, clasp: South Africa. Ship: Carthage (P&O).
Source: Transport Medal roll
Transport ships
BartonE2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regiment
BartonE3909Private5th Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Lancashire Fusiliers
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