James Albert Burton
Rank: First Class Stoker
Ship: HMS Aboukir
Address: 21 Rock-a-Nore, Hastings
Parents: Mr & Mrs Burton
Other Info: Lost his life on HMS Aboukir when it was sunk, along with sister ships HMS Hogue and HMS Cressy, by German submarine U-9 on 22nd September 1914. He was one of 1,459 seamen lost in the incident. He is remembered on the Chatham Naval Memorial, on panel 4.
Published: October 1914
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