AYRTON D J
Regiment : 61st Division Ammunition Column Royal Field Artillery
Service number : 846106
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 30th March 1919 aged 23
Buried : Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.2., Doullens, France, Grave I. F. 10.
Memorial : Worcester St John in Bedwardine Church
Also appears on : Worcester Royal Grammar School. Probably on Worcester Guildhall as as D.J. Ayrton.
John Ayrton attended Royal Grammar School from 1909 to 1910. His death was accidental and he was the last student from the school to die in the First World War.
Source for additional information: In Dedication to a Future World By Mark Rogers, 1999.
A photograph of Driver J. Ayrton of Worcester can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 19th April 1919, available at Worcestershire Archives.