Private Raymond Milner Bourne of 29th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, was the son of Julia Marie Bourne of Manton, where he was born on 3 February 1889. He was a gardener before enlisting on 7 August 1917. He went out to France on 25 June 1918, and was killed in action less than four months later on 12 October. Raymond is buried at Kandahar Farm Cemetery, six and three-quarter miles south west of Ypres, grave II.J.8. He is remembered on Manton's war memorial in the churchyard and on a family headstone in Manton cemetery.
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