2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
21/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
Patrick was born in Broxburn, Linlithgow, and enlisted in Coatbridge, Scotland. The family lived in Lisburn and Cookstown. Patrick Barton was reported missing, killed in action.. He was most likely a wounded prisoner of the Germans, dying later of his wounds. He was interred in Essigny-le-Grand German Cemetery at Memorial 10. Grand Seracourt Cemetery is only a short distance away, and his remains were later moved to there.
Seraucourt-le-Grand is a village about 8 kilometres south west of St Quentin on the east side of the River Somme. From the main road, D930 St Quentin-Ham, take the left turning in the direction of Seraucourt-le-Grand at a village called Roupy. The Cemetery is signposted from the D32 road on arriving in the village itself.