ALFRED JOHN AUSTIN

Born: 1886, Ipswich.

Died: 4th June 1915; age 29; KiA – Dardanelles.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 25th April 1915 – Balkans.

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 1231

Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers, 1st Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 58 to 72 or 218 to 219.

Helles Memorial,

Turkey (Gallipoli).

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Ada M. Austin, of 7, Parade Road, Ipswich & the late John W. Austin.

 

CENSUS

1891   280, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

Alfred was 5 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

John White Austin, 28, a Gardener, born Ipswich.

Ada Mary Austin (nee Randall), 27, born Brantham, Suffolk.

Hilda May Austin, 3, born Ipswich.

Elsie Agnes Austin, 11 months, born Ipswich.

1901   12, Parade Terrace, Ipswich.

Alfred was 15 years old & living with his widowed mother & sisters & step sister.

Ada, 37.

Hilda, 13.

Elsie, 10.

Ivy Mabel Austin, 1, born Ipswich.

1911   India.

Alfred was 25 years old he was a Soldier, ranked Private in the Lancashire Fusiliers.

Alfred’s father, John White Austin died 25th December 1896, Ipswich.

THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS 1st Battalion:  

Gallipoli: http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/battles/the-campaign-at-gallipoli/

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