The Borton boys of Dunchurch, Warwickshire

The Borton boys of Dunchurch, Warwickshire

Fourteen children were born to James and Elizabeth Borton who married in 1878. There were seven boys, of whom four served in the Great War. All survived. Of the other three, one was too young, one was too short, and the third, Reggie, spent the war interned in Ruhleben camp, near Berlin, from November 1914 to summer 1918.

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  • Profile picture for Cyril H Borton

    Born 1897

    Died 1982

    British Army S4/143581 Private Army Service Corps

  • Profile picture for Sydney Frank Borton

    Born 1892

    British Army R4/066830 Corporal Army Service Corps

    British Army R4/066830 Serjeant Army Service Corps

  • Profile picture for Albert Ernest Borton

    Born 1878

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 31169

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 31169 2nd Aircraftsman

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 31169 1st Aircraftsman

  • Profile picture for Arthur Herbert Borton

    Born 1894

    Died 1987

    British Army GS/18362 Private Royal Fusiliers