BURTON, Capt John George (1921-1978)

Scope and Content

Papers, photographs and maps relating to the invasions of Sicily and Italy, including the war diary of 41 Royal Marines Commando, 1943.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born 1921; served World War Two, 1939-1945; Lt and Intelligence Officer in 41 Royal Marines Commando during the invasion of Sicily and Salerno; Capt; died 1978.


Chronologically as above.

Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1987.

Other Finding Aids

Detailed catalogue available on-line at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/lhcma/top.htm, and in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.