ALFRED EDWARD WEBB

 

 

Born: 1890, Ipswich.

Died: 12th March 1915; age 25; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 5th November 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 8436

Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion attached 8th Division, Signal Coy.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 8.

Le Touret Memorial,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr R. & Mrs S. Webb, of 54, Wykes Bishops Street, Ipswich.

 

Brother to ROBERT DAVID WEBB.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   54, Wykes Bishop Street, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.

Robert Webb, 49, a General Labourer, born Colchester, Essex.

Sarah Webb, 36, born Ipswich.

Ellen Mary Webb, 8, born Ipswich.

Robert David Webb, 5, born Ipswich.

Arthur Webb, 3, born Ipswich.

 

1901   54, Wykes Bishop Street, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Robert, 59, a General Labourer.

Sarah, 40.

Ellen, 18, a Paper Finisher.

Robert, 15, a Moulder – Iron Foundry.

Arthur, 13, a Confectioner – Sweets.

Daisy Webb, 7, born Ipswich.

Alice Webb, 4, born Ipswich.

 

1911   Victoria Barracks, Portsmouth.

 

Alfred was 21 years old, a Soldier ranked Private with the 2nd Battalion. Lincolnshire Regiment.

 

On the 10th February 1920, Mrs S. Webb, of 54 Wykes Bishop Street, Ipswich, applies for Clasp to 1914 Star on behalf of her late son, Alfred Webb.

Soldiers’ Effects to Robert Webb – father.

 

 Lincolnshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion attached 8th Division, Signal Coy.

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