hi errol i was able to find the birth information for you! john richard elton bott is born 25 may,1881 in wilmington,del. father- joseph elton bott mother- julia ann hough joseph elton bott was age 26,born/resided in derby,england occupation- civil engineer/consultant engineer no.of children of this mother- 2 mother- julia ann hough residence/birth- manchester,england age was 23 birth cert.later verified by richard elton bott,son notations: 1- british passport no.11811 dated 22 january 1928 mentioned therein,john richard elton bott was domiciled in burma,although born in wilmington,del.,u.s.a.on 25 may 1881 2- certification in writing by edith elton bott,5th child,to the effect her father,john richard elton bott,was born in wilmington,del.,u.s.a. on 25 may 1881. 3- death certificate from calcutta,india,indicates john richard elton bott died in calcutta,india on 10 june 1942 at the age of 61 years hope that helps you.