ALEXANDER O’NEILL

 

Born: 1885, Ipswich.

Died: Officially accepted 4th September 1917; age: 32; PoW Camp, Darmstadt, Germany.

Residence: Balham, Surrey.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private: Service Number: 7990.

Regiment: Essex Regiment, 1st Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

I.F.7.

Niederzwehren Cemetery,

Niederzwehren,

Kassel,

Germany.

 

Brother to CHARLES JOHN O’NEILL

 

CENSUS

 

1891   68, Albion Street, Ipswich.

 

Alexander was 5 years old he was living with his parents & siblings.

John O’Neill, 55, a Foundry Labourer, born Antrim, Ireland.

Emma O’Neill (nee Landymore), 43, born Wattisfield, Suffolk.

Charles John O’Neill, 14, born Ipswich.

Annie Elizabeth O’Neill, 12, born Ipswich.

Alfred John O’Neill, 10, born Ipswich.

Edith Jane O’Neill, 8, born Ipswich – died 1902, 68, Albion Street.

Ethel Rose O’Neill, 2, born 68, Albion Street, Ipswich.

 

1901   68, Albion Street, Ipswich.

 

Alexander was 15 years old, an Iron Driller Lad – Engine Maker. He was living with his parents & siblings.

John, 68.

Emma, 54.

Alfred, 20, a Dock Labourer.

Edith, 18.

Ethel, 12.

 

1911   India

 

Alexander was 23 years old, a Soldier ranked a Private for the 1st Battalion of the Essex Regiment.

 

Alexander’s father, John O’Neill died May 1901, at 68, Albion Street, Ipswich. His mother, Emma O’Neill died July 1907, at 68, Albion Street, Ipswich.

 

In 1915, Wandsworth, Alexander married Sophia Margaret Green, born November 1893, Charlotte Court, Whitechapel, London. They had 1 daughter:

Ethel Margaret O’Neill, born May 1916, Balham.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Sophia M. O’Neill – widow.

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