This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 127455
- Rank: Air Mechanic 1st Class
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
- Unit/Ship: 3rd Kite Balloon Section
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 30.10.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Etretat Churchyard Extension
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III.C.9.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 106 Alexander St, Dundee
George Whitton, 106 Alexander St, Dundee
David & William
More about Alfred Whitton
Alfred was the son of Mr & Mrs Whitton of 106 Alexander St, Dundee. Alfred is believed to be the brother of Pte William Whitton, 25124, 12th Battalion Highland Light Infantry, who was killed in action 04.09.1916, and Driver David Whitton, 31162, Army Service Corps, who also served and returned home safely.
Alfred Whitton 127455 Royal Air Force
WHITTON—Died of wounds, at a General Hospital in France, on the 30th October, 1918, Private Alfred Whitton, R.A.F., second youngest son and dearly beloved son of Mr George Whitton 106 Alexander Street, Dundee. – Inserted by his sorrowing sweetheart, Miss Aggie Scott, also his friend, Miss Susannah Scott, No 7 John Street.
Dundee People’s Journal 16th November 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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