ALFRED WILLIAM COLEMAN

 

Born: 1899, Ipswich.

Died on or since: 12th April 1918; age 19; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 27469; Regiment: Duke of Edinburgh’s (Wiltshire) Regiment, 1st Battalion.

Formerly 38456, Rifle Brigade.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

X.Q.5.

Strand Military Cemetery,

Hainaut,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John & Alice Coleman, of 58, Surbiton Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   47, Bath Street, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was 2 years old and living with his parents, brothers and paternal uncle.

John Coleman, 34, a Road Labourer – Corporation, born Barham, Suffolk.

Alice Coleman (nee Vince), 27, born Burstall, Suffolk.

John Edgar Coleman, 6, born Sproughton, Suffolk.

Charles Thomas Coleman, 3, born Ipswich.

George Coleman, 17, a Stable Groom, born Ipswich.

 

1911   58, Surbiton Road, Ipswich.

 

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

John, 44, a General Labourer – Urban Sanitary Authority.

Alice, 37.

John, 16, a Packer – Printing Works.

Charles, 13, an Errand Boy – Printing Works.

Florence Caroline Coleman, 1, born Ipswich.

 

Alfred’s medals were sent to his family on the 13th January 1922.

 

Duke of Edinburgh’s (Wiltshire) Regiment, 1st Battalion:

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

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