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About John Wetton

Date of Birth
26 January, 1890

Service Number
31605

Birth Place
Staindrop, Durham, England

Date of Death
18 November, 1961 71y

Place of Death
Staindrop, Durham, England ?

Burial
22 November, 1961, St Mary's Churchyard, Staindrop, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
John Strelly Wetton born abt 1863 and Margaret Ann (Spence) born abt 1862 Married Q4 1887 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Herbert Augustus born abt 1888, Alfred born abt 1892

Marriage
Barbara Foggin born 12 October, 1891 Married Q3 1915 Newcastle - u - Tyne

Children
Gilbert W (Lowe) born 28 June,1926, Brenda Margaret born abt 1929

Career

Service
Army

Unit
18th DLI

Rank
Private

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
House painter/decorator

Campaigns
1915-1919 France and Belgium

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 North Side, Staindrop, Durham, England 1901 Main Street, Staindrop, Durham, England 1911 Staindrop, Durham, England

Electoral Roll
1924-1930 West Terrace, Staindrop, Durham, England

1939 Register
West Terrace, Staindrop, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past

Notes
Probate to Brenda Margaret Ashton (nee Wetton) Spalding, Lincolnshire, England C Richards remembers John as a painter/decorator

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