Rifleman Lorenzo Bottone was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1898, at St. Saviour, the son of Italian-born confectioner and shop keeper Vito Antonio and Emma Bottone (née Knght), of London. At the time of the 1911 census, the Bottone family were residing at 64 Red Cross Street.

Aged 19, Bottone died on 16 August 1917, during the Third Battle of Ypres, while serving on the Western Front with the 1/5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade), The London Regiment. He had formerly belonged to the 11th Londons.

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Menin Gate Memorial.


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