ALFRED JOSEPH LAST

 

 

Born: 1898, Ipswich.

Death presumed: 21st March 1918; age 19; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 47828

Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 48467, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 28 & 29.

Pozieres Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs Last, of 49, Cox Lane, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   13, Little Queen Street, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was 2 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Alfred Last, 31, Living on own means, born Ipswich.

Helen Last (nee Banyard), 28, born Ipswich.

Victor Harry Last, 11 months, born Ipswich.

2 boarders.

 

1911   51, Cox Lane, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred, 41, a Jobbing Gardener.

Helen, 38.

Victor, 10.

Nellie Ethel Last, 7, born Ipswich.

Stanley William Last, 6, born Ipswich.

Frank Sydney Last, 4, born Ipswich.

Grace D. H. Last, 4 months, born Ipswich.

Alfred is also remembered on the war memorial at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich.

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Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/bedfordshire-regiment/

 

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