Details

Title
Forename Harold William Ferguson
Surname Barton
Rank 2nd Lieutenant
Regiment The Royal Scots Fusiliers
Age 22
Death Killed in action
Place of Death near Lille, France
Date of Death 18/10/1914
Year of Entry 1907
Social C
School Notes
Comments Album contains copy of letter from Lt. Ewald of the German army to Mrs Barton. Barton Cup presented in memory. Obituary in Radleian of 17/12/1914; also copy of letter. Ewald was apparently in 1 Westfälisches Feldartillerie-Regiment no. 7; this was in 14th Division, part of VII Corps.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=823824
Unit 1st Battalion
Prefect
Military Decorations
Sport
Album Number 1
Battle Battle of La Bassée
Previous Regiment -
Additional Notes 16.12.1916 The Radleian. The Barton Cup awarded to the private who has made most progress in the OTC

Added to Imperial War Museum 'Faces of World War One' project and Radley College War Memorial Flickr website on 8 March 2013 http://www.flickr.com/photos/radley_college_war_memorial/
Burial or Cemetery LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel ref Panel 12 and 13
Place of Birth Morriston, Elgin, Moray; from Rauceby, Lincolnshire
Post School Sandhurst
Shields in Hall