Born: 1887, Ipswich.
Died: 7th November 1918; age 31; Died of Wounds.
Occupation: an Iron Moulder – Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 200504
Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion.
Formerly 2195, Suffolk Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Mrs E.F. Alderton, of 33, Long Street, Ipswich.
Brother to CHARLES WILLIAM ALDERTON.
1891 50, John Street, Ipswich.
John was 3 years old and living with his parents & sister.
Joseph Alderton, 27, an Iron Turner & Fitter, born Ipswich.
Elizabeth Alderton (nee Dines), 25, born Ipswich.
Charlotte Alderton, 11 months, born Ipswich.
1901 22, Albion Street, Ipswich.
John was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Joseph Alderton, 37, an Engine Turner & Fitter, born Ipswich.
Elizabeth Alderton, (nee Dines), 35, born Ipswich.
Charlotte Elizabeth Alderton, 10, born Ipswich.
Charles Alderton, 6, born Ipswich.
Mildred Maud Alderton, 4, born Ipswich.
1911 24, Albion Street, Ipswich.
John was 24 years old, an Iron Moulder – Iron Foundry. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Joseph, 48, a Fitter & Turner – Iron Foundry.
Charlotte, 21, a Sewing Machinist – Stays – Corset Factory.
Charles, 17, worked at a Paper Warehouse.
Mildred, 14, a Sewing Machinist – Stays – Corset Factory.
Ada Emily Alderton, 8, born Ipswich.
In 1915, Ipswich, John married Ellen Florence Last, born July 1881.
They had 1 daughter:
Doris M. Alderton, born 1915, Ipswich – died 1915, Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Ellen F. Alderton – widow.
John is also remembered on the Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works, war memorial. Now sited at The Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk.
THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT 11th (Service) Battalion (Cambridgeshire):