Alfred Whitton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 127455
  • Rank: Air Mechanic 1st Class
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  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 106 Alexander St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    George Whitton, 106 Alexander St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    David & William

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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