Henry Burt

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHenry John•Burt
Used nameHenry•Burt
Born6 May 1875 in Buckland, England (GBR)
Died20 September 1960 in Tonbridge, England (GBR)
AffiliationsThe Borough of Wandsworth Rifle Club, Wandsworth (GBR)
NOC Great Britain
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


Henry Burt was a member and former captain of the Wandsworth Rifle Club. He won the bronze medal in the 50 metres miniature rifle event at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics when he finished one point behind fellow Briton William Milne, and two points behind the American gold medallist Fred Hird. Prior to joining the Wandsworth Club, Burt was a member of the Balham and Southern rifle club and finished second at Bisley in 1906 in The Greener miniature rifle competition.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting GBR Henry Burt
Small-Bore Rifle, Any Position, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Small-Bore Rifle, Disappearing Target, 25 metres, Men (Olympic) 9