Roll of Honour Horatio Bert James Belton

Service number 1815
Also known as Horace Belton
Rank Stoker Petty Officer
Unit HMAS Psyche
Service Royal Australian Navy
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 15 September 1915
Place of Death Rangoon, Burma
Cause of Death Accidental (Drowning)
Place of Association Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Rangoon War Cemetery, Rangoon, Yangon, Myanmar
Source AWM144 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Royal Australian Navy
Notes Horatio Belton was buried in the Rangoon (Pazundaung) Town Cemetery in 1915, and his grave was relocated to the Rangoon War Cemetery in 1948.

Location on the Roll of Honour

Horatio Bert James Belton's name is located at panel 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

Horatio Bert James Belton's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Tue 22 March 2022 at 12:45am
  • Mon 16 May 2022 at 7:00pm
  • Sat 13 August 2022 at 12:53am
  • Thu 13 October 2022 at 4:41am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.