Philip John Alderton Unknown date of birth - 27 November 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number16717 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesPhilip John AWMM SurnameAlderton AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number16717 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMPoultry farmer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMSignal Hill RoadDunedinNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs E M Alderton (mother)26 Harbour TerraceDunedinNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number16717 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMDunedinOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMInfantry Reinforcements AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Herbert Edward and Ellen Maud Alderton, of Dersingham, Norfolk, England. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death31 AWMM Date of death27 November 1941 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathSidi RezeghWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesBel Hamed PlateauSidi RezeghLibya AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War CemeteryAcromaLibya AWMM Grave reference14. J. 14 AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Philip John Alderton by laying a poppy. Kivell Harold Alderton Perey Alderton Philip John Alderton Thomas Henry Alderton Thomas James Hiatt Alderton Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Philip John Alderton Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsRSA review: the official journal of the N.Z. Returned Services' Association AWMMThe Review, June and August 1980 describing the grave erected by his brother, David Alderton, at Tobruk. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.