Charles Adderley

Randall Arthur Alcock

George Henry Allsopp

William Allwood

George Herbert Alton

Thomas Alton

Stephen Annable

Harold Arnold

Arthur Ashton

David Johnson Barber

Thomas William Barker

Raymond Theodore Frederick Barnett M.B.E, R.A.M.C.

John Bates

Samuel Wood Bath

George Edward Belfield

Samuel Arthur Belfield

Allan Bembridge

Arthur Bembridge

John Bembridge

Albert Beresford

George Alexander Berkin

Harry Birkin (Berkin)

William Blackham

James Puttock Blagg

Charles Frederick Bloor

Albert Blount

James William Blount

William Bond

Charlie Boot

Ernest Boot

William Herbert Boot

William James Booth

Samuel Bower

Fred Bowler M.M.

George Bowmer

William Brailsford

Charles Reginald Brandreth

John George Brentnall

George Brown

David John Burbridge

George Burdett

Arthur Butler

John Butler

Private M/282557

Thomas Alton

623rd M.T. Company Army Service Corps.

Died at the King's College Hospital London on Thursday 1st February 1917 aged 34.

The 623rd M.T. Company was formed on Sunday 2nd January 1916 and disbanded on Friday 13th June 1919. Based in London it undertook the roll of 3rd Kite Balloon Section (MT) and 31st Local Auxiliary (MT) Company (Railway Assistance).

They were in London training for posting to the Mediterranean as part of No. 3 Kite Balloon section. The Army Service Corp, Thomas's unit, were charged with recovering and returning the balloons. The ASC were also responsible for the winch lorries which raised and lowered the balloons for land based operations.

Burial Place

Thomas was buried in the Belper Cemetery with full military honours.




Thomas was the son of George and Mary Alton, of Heage, Belper and the husband of Alathea M. Y. Weston (formerly Alton), of 38, Swinney Lane, Belper. In 1901 Thomas was a Groom.



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