We remember John Albert Middleton

We remember John Albert Middleton

Timeline

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1887
sibling Emma L Middleton Source:9260029 1887
1890
sibling Edith R Middleton Source:9260029 1890
1893
birth Towcester, Northamptonshire United Kingdom Source:7111431 Source:9260008 1893
1894
location Abthorpe, Northamptonshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9260020 10th June 1894
1896
sibling Elsie M Middleton Source:9260029 1896
1897
sibling Dora A Middleton Source:9260029 1897
1900
sibling William J Middleton Source:9260029 1900
1901
dates Age 7 Source:9260029 31st March 1901
1901
location Abthorpe, Northamptonshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9260029 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 18 Source:9260030 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Gunner, Royal Horse Artillery London United Kingdom Source:9260030 2nd April 1911
1911
service British Army Gunner Royal Horse Artillery 'BB' Battery Source:9260030 2nd April 1911
1911
location St John's Wood Barracks, Ordnance Road, St Marylebone, London United Kingdom military residence address Source:9260030 2nd April 1911
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3025708 5th November 1914
1917
dates Age 24 Source:7111431 1st December 1917
enlistment Willesden, London United Kingdom Source:9260008
service British Army Gunner 62624 Royal Horse Artillery 'O' Battery Source:7111431
service British Army Corporal 62624 Royal Horse Artillery 'O' Battery Source:7111431
1917
death Died of wounds 'O' Battery lost four of its six 18-pounder guns to enemy shell fire near Bourlon in late November 1917. On 30 Nov a German counter-attack led to further casualties including John. He died next day. Bourlon Wood, Pas de Calais France Source:7111431 Source:9260011 1st December 1917
burial Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France V.B.26 Source:7111431

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Albert
Initials JA
Last Name Middleton
Source 3025708
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Abthorpe, Northamptonshire United Kingdom parents address known 10th June 1894
Abthorpe, Northamptonshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
St John's Wood Barracks, Ordnance Road, St Marylebone, London United Kingdom military residence address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 62624 Royal Horse Artillery 'O' Battery Gunner
British Army 62624 Royal Horse Artillery 'O' Battery Corporal
British Army Royal Horse Artillery 'BB' Battery Gunner
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Maria Middleton mother
John Middleton father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emma L Middleton sister 1887
Edith R Middleton sister 1890
Elsie M Middleton sister 1896
Dora A Middleton sister 1897
William J Middleton brother 1900

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919 Barry1338
GRO Births Index Barry1338
Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1912 Barry1338
1901 Census Barry1338
1911 Census Barry1338

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