Frank Burton (footballer, born 1891)
|Full name||Frank James Burton|
|Date of birth||1891|
|Place of birth||Mexico|
|Date of death||1967 age 76|
|Place of death||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Playing position||Full back|
|1910–1912||Queens Park Rangers|
|1912–1921||West Ham United||114||(6)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Frank James "Bronco" Burton (1891–1967) born in Mexico, was a football player who played as defender for West Ham United and Charlton Athletic in the Football League, as well as Queens Park Rangers and Grays Thurrock.
His career was interrupted by WW1 when he served in the Royal Fusiliers, including the Sportsman's Battalion, where he got several injuries fighting in Ypres, the Somme and Cambrai. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre. Despite this, he turned out for West Ham in 40 games during the war period.
He gained medals for London Football Association Professional Charity Fund Cup when at West Ham. Runner up in 1920–21 and winner 1921–22.
- "Frank Burton: 50 soccer players who served in war time". Retrieved 22 December 2012.
- "Frank Burton". West Ham Stats. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
- "Full Results of Spurs v West Ham". Retrieved 22 December 2012.
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