Alderton, Colin F


War Service:
Second Lieutenant COLIN F ALDERTON of 12th battalion the Manchester Regiment was killed in action on 7 July 1916, aged 27. He joined the Honourable Artillery Company at the outbreak of war and served in Flanders until September 1915 when he returned to take a commission.

He is buried in Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-la-Boisselle.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorials at St Dunstan’s College and the church of St John, Greenhill, Harrow.

He was the son of the late Frederick Alderton and Mrs Alderton of Sheepcote Road, Harrow-on-the-Hill. He was educated at St Dunstan’s College, Catford Selwyn College, Cambridge.

The Times 25 July 1916

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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