Born: 1899, Ipswich.
Died on or since: 12th April 1918; age 19; KiA.
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.
Strand Military Cemetery,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John & Alice Coleman, of 58, Surbiton Road, Ipswich.
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.
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.