Private George Herbert Alton

Army Number: 4608

Battalion: 1/5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Belper, Derbyshire and lived at Cow Hill, Belper. Husband of Ada Potter (formerly Alton), of 9, Canada Street, Belper. He was a labourer prior to enlisting at Derby on 21st July 1915. He went to France on 3rd March 1916 and suffered gunshot wounds to his head on 25th March 1916 and died of wounds, 28th March 1916, at No. 30 Casualty Clearing Station at Aubigny, France.

Buried: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France. Plot 1. Row A. Grave 13.

Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

Private George Herbert Alton is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Belper War Memorial, Belper, Derbyshire.