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“In this their finest hour”

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Lance Corporal

Ernest Murton


Royal Norfolk Regiment

7th Battalion

(Ernest is on the left and Bertie on the right)



Age 28

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.


Loved Ones

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.



Loos Memorial

Panel 30 and 31



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