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Alfred James Anderson

1891 - 21/09/1921
CWGC Cemetery: Bromley (St Luke's) Cemetery

Place of birth: Bromley, Kent
Last known address in Bromley: 40 Albert Road

Military information

Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Fusiliers
Battalion/Ship:
Rank: Sergeant
Number: 10688

Family information

Parents: William & Marion Anderson (nee King)
Parents' occupation: Bricklayer/labourer
Siblings: Ada Alice, Thomas William, William, May Helen (Ellen)
Relatives on War Memorial: ANDERSON, G., ANDERSON, T., ANDERSON, W.J.

Census information

1901
Address: 12 Nelson Road
1911
Address: Army India & Ceylon

Extra details

Alfred was the 3rd of the six children of William and Marion Anderson. He attended Raglan Road School.

On 19th August 1907 he enlisted in the Royal Irish Fusiliers but is with the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment in 1911, in India & Ceylon. He appears on the Bromley Absent Voters Register in 1918 as being in Egypt with the R I F. He was discharged from the army on 16th March 1919, and awarded the Silver Badge on 13th September that year.

Alfred was buried, in a public grave, in St Luke’s Cemetery on 21st September 1921.

His brother Thomas William and cousins William John & George Anderson also died.


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