ALFRED MARSH

 

 

Born: 1895, Ipswich.

Died on or since: 26th August 1914; age 20; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 15th August 1914.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 8712

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

 

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

 

Grave Reference:

III. A. Headstone 11.

Le Cateau Communal Cemetery,

Nord,

France.

 

Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Mary Ann Neeve (formerly Marsh) and Jesse Neeve (stepfather), of 1, Cobden Place, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   1, Cobden Place, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was 6 years old and living with his mother & step-father, siblings & step brothers.

Jesse Neeve, 32, a Maltester; born Dennington, Suffolk.

Mary Ann Neeve, 39, a Tailoress at home; born Ipswich.

Charles Marsh, 13, a Boot & Shoe Maker’s Boy, born Ipswich.

Lily Marsh, 10, born Ipswich.

Harry Marsh, 8, born Ipswich.

Frederick William Neeve, 3, born Ipswich.

George Neeve, 1, born Ipswich.

 

1911   78, Balby Street, Denaby, Yorkshire.

 

Albert was 16 years old, he was a Pony Driver in pit. And boarder to John McGowan a Coal Miner Dateller.

 

Albert’s father was James Davey Marsh, born 1860, Ipswich, a Labourer at the docks.

 

Albert is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.

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