Bilton, John William

Birth Name Bilton, John William
Nick Name John Willie
Gender male
Age at Death 22 years, 4 months


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 13 July 1894 South Shields, Co. Durham, England   1a 2a
Education 1900 St Mary'S Church Of England Primary School, Tyne Dock, South Shields, Co. Durham, England   2a
Census (Son) 31 March 1901 55, Princes Street, South Shields, Co. Durham, England There is a son James , 1 year on the census but the only birth record is for a Jane 3a
Census (Son) 2 April 1911 16 Simpson Street, Chirton, Tynemouth, Northumberland, England   4a
Occupation 1911 Tynemouth, Northumberland, England water leading in pit (possibly water pumper?) 4a
Military Service from 1914 to 1916   Anson Bn. R.N. Div.Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Service Number Tyneside Z/795 5a
Death 13 November 1916 Somme, Nord pas de Calais, France   5a
Burial 13 November 1916 Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, Somme, Nord pas de Calais, France Pier and Face 1 A. 5a
Event Note

Son of Rachel Bilton, of 31, Simpson St., Chirton, North Shields, and the late John Thomas Bilton.


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Bilton, John ThomasFebruary 1864before 1916
Mother Taylor, Rachel McfarlaneMay 1876
         Bilton, John William 13 July 1894 13 November 1916
    Sister     Bilton, Florence 25 November 1895
    Brother     Bilton, George Taylor February 1898 August 1917
    Sister     Bilton, Jane Taylor 16 January 1900
    Sister     Bilton, Louisa August 1904 May 1909
    Sister     Bilton, Emma Elizabeth February 1907 February 1945
    Brother     Bilton, James Landswell 14 April 1909 November 1984

Family Map

Family Map

Source References

  1. Great Britain. Registrar General: Civil Registration of Births for England and Wales, 1837-2006
      • Date: September 1894
      • Page: SOUTH SHIELDS Volume 10A Page 758
  2. National School Admission Registers & Log-books 1870-1914
      • Date: 1900
      • Page: Archive reference E.SS28/3/2
  3. General Register Office: UK census 1901
      • Date: 31 March 1901
      • Page: RG13 Piece 4733 Folio 89 Page 27
  4. General Register Office: UK census 1911
      • Date: 2 April 1911
      • Page: RG14PN30765 RG78PN1758 RD559 SD2 ED33 SN201
  5. Commonwealth War Graves Commission
      • Date: 1916
      • Page:,-john-william/