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Rifleman R/2089 Joseph Allton

12th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps
Killed in Action: France and Flanders, 2nd June 1916, aged 28

  • Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belguin.
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Tom and Ann Allton of Warton Road, Polesworth.
  • Husband of the late Elizabeth Allton [nee Dring] of Station Road, Shirebrook, NTT
  • Father to Oliver and Edith
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Hurley

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1887 in Hurley. Baptised 12 Jun 1887 in Kingsbury
  • Lived at The Rookery, Kingsbury [1901]
  • Lived at 197 Station Road, Shirebrook, NTT [1911]
  • Employed as a Coal Miner
  • Enlisted 3 Sep 1914

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