Grave of Richard Burton (2) 
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Rank: Captain DSC
Unit: 6th Battalion Royal Marine Light Infantry
Location: Murmansk New British Cemetery
Country: Russia
Notes: 2nd Battalion Royal Marine Light Infantry, France, June 1917 - April 1918. North Russia 1918 - 1919. Awarded DSC. Adjutant Russian Allied Naval Brigade. Killed by sniper fire aged 30. Believed last RM Officer killed during WW1 and its prolongation in Russia. Inscription: Name also inscribed on Brookwood Memorial. Enlisted 1907. Corporal 1913. Acting Gunner April, 1914. 2nd Lieutenant 30 October, 1914. Lieutenant December, 1914. Captain 7 May, 1918. Sea Service HMS Euryalus December, 1914 - January, 1917.