John Edgar Wolton

Rank 
Private
Regiment 
Lancashire Fusiliers
Date of death 
24 May 1918
Age of death 
18
Address 
150 Vicarage Lane
Stratford
West Ham
NWM
E15 4HJ
Address source 
1911 Census
Local memorial 
Cemetery / Memorial 
France
Biography 

John Edgar Wolton, born September 1899, was the oldest child of Edgar and Alice Wolton. In 1911, the Wolton’s lived at 150 Vicarage Lane, Stratford, West Ham, at which time John was eleven years old and still at school.

John enlisted in the army with the 18th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, and was sent to France. He was killed on the 24th May 1918 in France. His name is recorded on the Pozièrs Memorial.

Research by Redbridge Museum

Sources:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Ancestry.com