Albert Parton was the youngest son of Henry and Emma Parton of 4 Norton Terrace, Stourbridge, and later of 93 Ivanhoe Street, Scotts Green, Dudley. He was admitted to Old Swinford Hospital in 1905 and was apprenticed to Mr S. Horton, a plasterer, in 1912. He enlisted in August 1916 in the artillery and joined the 277th Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery near Ypres in March 1917. Gunner Albert Parton was killed in action on the 7th June. He was 19 years of age and was buried in Dickiebusch New Military Cemetery Extension (3 C 11). His name is commemorated on the Stourbridge, Oldswinford, Lye and Wollescote, Lye church and Old Swinford Hospital Memorials. Jack, his older brother, was killed in action on the 1st April 1917
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