ALFRED WILLIS

Image courtesy of Jo Leeks

 

 

 

Born: 1885, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 7th July 1916; age 28; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 12th August 1914 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 10932

Regiment: Worcestershire Regiment, 3rd Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

XV.H.30.

A.I.F.Burial Grounds, Flers,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Walter Willis, of 3, Upper Barclay Street, Ipswich.

 

Uncle to WILLIAM JAMES WILLIS.

 

CENSUSALFRED WILLIS

 

1891   4, Lower Barclay Street, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Walter Willis, 42, born Kersey, Suffolk.

Susannah Willis (nee Merchant), 42, born Semer, Suffolk.

William Willis, 17, born Ipswich.

Florence Willis, 13, born Ipswich.

Catherine Willis, 10, born Ipswich.

Martha Willis, 4, born Ipswich.

Matilda, 2, born Ipswich.

 

1901   ‘The Post Chaise’, 2, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was 16 years old, a Servant – Errand Boy for 29 year old, Percy Kittle, Publican.

 

1911   India.

 

Alfred was 26 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Walter Willis – father.

 

Worcestershire Regiment, 3rd Battalion

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