|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Bury, Lancashire, England|
|Place of birth||Lancashire, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Occupation||Foreman plumber and gasfitter|
|Address||Chesham, Prospect Hill, Canterbury, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Beta Barton, Chesham, Prospect Hill, Canterbury, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Sergeant, Lancashire Fusiliers (12 years' service)|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Captain|
|Unit name||Mining Corps Headquarters|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Warrant Officer (Class I)|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Tunnelling Companies Details|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Agnes BARTON|
War service: Western Front
Disembarked Marseilles, France, 5 May 1916, and entrained the same day; detrained Hazebrouck, 8 May 1916.
On leave, 1 July 1916; rejoined unit, 8 July 1916.
Attached to Assistant Provost Marshal, No 1 Field Detention Camp, 9 October 1916.
Admitted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 22 November 1916 (influenza); transferred to England, 27 November 1916; to No 2 Southern General Hospital, Bristol, 29 November 1916 (influenza and debility, severe); to No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 6 December 1916; discharged to furlough, 12 December 1916; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 28 December 1916 (class B1A).
Marched out of No 1 Command Depot, 3 February 1917; attached to No 4 "D" Group, Codford, 5 February 1917.
Taken on strength of Permanent Cadre, 3rd Training Bn, Codford, 7 November 1917.
Ceased duty with 3rd Training Bn, 14 December 1917, and marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, the same day.
Commenced return to Australia from London on board HT 'Durham Castle', 10 March 1918; trans-shipped to HT 'Orontes', Capetown, 19 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 10 May 1918; discharged Melbourne (medically unfit: valvular disorder of the heart), 26 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||55|
|Place of burial||Cremated: Stockport Crematorium, England|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BARTON Percy|