Royal Norfolk Regiment
(Ernest is on the left and Bertie on the right)
13th October 1915
Brothers Ernest and Bertie Murton were both fighting with the Norfolk Regiment at the Battle of Loos where they died on the same day.
Ernest was a Lance Corporal , leaving behind his wife
and their two-year-old daughter Irene
Ernest worked for Eastern Counties Newspapers, the company which published the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News before it became known as Archant and he is listed on the company’s memorial at its headquarters at Prospect House in Rouen Road, Norwich.
Son of Paul William Murton, of 3, Turner's Court, St. Benedict's, Norwich.
Husband of Alice Manthorpe (formerly Murton), of 26, Lawson Rd., Norwich
His brother Bertie also fell on the same day.
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