Jack Valentine Galton1

#3182, (March 1906-24 August 1940)
Father*William Henry Galton2 b. Dec 1871, d. Jun 1942
Mother*Elizabeth Lavinia Randall2 b. Dec 1874, d. 8 Feb 1942
ChartsThe Galtons of Poole
Birth*MAR 1906 Jack Valentine Galton was born in MAR 1906 at Poole, Dorset, EnglandG.1 
Baptism5 MAY 1906 He was baptized on 5 MAY 1906 at Longfleet, Poole, Dorset, EnglandG.3 
(Witness) Residence2 APR 1911 He lived with William Henry Galton and Elizabeth Lavinia Randall at 50 Clarence Road, Grays, Essex, EnglandG, together with William Charles Galton.4 
Milit-End*24 AUG 1940 Jack Valentine Galton killed in action on 24 AUG 1940 in the North Atlantic.5 
Death*24 AUG 1940 He died on 24 AUG 1940 in the North Atlantic aged 34.6,7 
Burial* He was buried at Chatham Naval Memorial, Chatham, Kent, EnglandG.8 
Last Edited18 Jun 2015


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Poole, Dorset, Jan-Mar 1906, vol. 5a 265.
  2. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, dates & place.
  3. [S65] England & Wales Christenings, bapt. Jack Valentine Galton, father William Henry, mother Elizabeth Lavinia; Longfleet.
  4. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  5. [S106] UK Commonwealth War Graves, Ldg. Smn. Jack Valentine galton, no 104148; killed on HMS Penzance, torpedoed by U-37, North Atlantic while on escort duty.
  6. [S106] UK Commonwealth War Graves, killed on HMS Penzance, torpedoed by U-boat U-37, North Atlantic.
  7. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, probate to his mother Elizabeth Lavinia Galton.
  8. [S106] UK Commonwealth War Graves, plot 34 3.
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