Roll of Honour

Private George Aldridge

Linked to: Arncott

Service Number: 21011

Regiment: Welsh Regiment (16th)

Conflict: World War One

Date of Death: 7th July 1916

Age at Death: 35

Burial/Memorial Location: Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Somme, France

Son of James & Mary Ann Aldridge, of Arncott.

"A communication has been received from the Record Office Welsh Regiment, Shrewsbury, notifying the death in action of Pte. G. Aldridge (Welsh Regiment) which occurred on July 7th. The place of death is not stated. Pte. Aldridge, who was 36 years of age, was an Arncott man, and the fifth son of Mr. Aldridge, of Blackthorn." Bicester Herald 11/08/1916

"We regret to state that news of the death in action, in France, of Pte. G. Aldridge, Welsh Regiment, of Blackthorn, has been received by his father, Mr. J. Aldridge, of Blackthorn, late of Arncott. His parents have also been informed of the place of burial." Bicester Herald 15/12/1916