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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Albert John Walter Eldridge -

Unknown person Name : Albert John Walter Eldridge

Son of William and Clara Eldridge of Whitwell, Isle of Wight.

Born 1887, Whitcombe, Whitwell.

Married 1908 Florence Mary Yaxley; five children born between 1908 - 1914.
  Census information :

1891 : William and Clara Eldridge, with their family including Albert John Walter aged 4, are at Stock Bridge, Whitwell. William Eldridge is a General Labourer.

1901 : William and Clara Eldridge, with their family including Albert J W aged 14, are at Whitwell. William Eldridge is a Gardener (not domestic).

1911 : John and Florence Eldridge, with their daughters Gwendoline and Eileen, are at Shipton Villas, Niton. John Eldridge is a Jobbing Gardener.

  Service Details :

Corporal 14060 Albert John Walter Eldridge, 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment

  Casualty Details :

Died 22 April 1918, aged 31

Buried at Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, Nord, France.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Niton War Memorial
Niton, St John's Church War Memorial
Niton Roll of Honour, Parish Hall
County War Memorial
  Documents :


Friday, May 24, 1918 Page 3

KILLED IN ACTION. - News has been received that Corpl. A.J. Eldridge, of Niton, son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Yaxley, The Grove, Ventnor, was killed in action in France on April 22nd.
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Page last updated : 12 July 2011 - thanks to Janet Griffin for newspaper research


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