Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 2nd September 1920; age 29; of Pulmonary Tuberculosis – 3 months, at the Borough Asylum, Ipswich.

Informant: mother – Polly Andrews, of 9, Argyle Street, Ipswich.

Residence: 9, Argyle Street, Ipswich.

Occupation: a Labourer at a Blast Furnace.

Date of Entry Therein: 15th January 1915 – France.

On the 12th February 1915, Alfred was discharged from Charing Cross hospital after after a 14 day stay, suffering from Frostbite.

Discharged: 16th March 1918.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 9623

Regiment: York & Lancaster Regiment transferred to (64592) of Royal Defence Corps.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Polly Andrews, of 9, Argyle Street, Ipswich.


1901   Trafalgar Buildings, Shireyard, St. Mary at the Quay, Ipswich.

Alfred was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred Andrews, 41, Journeyman – Butcher, born Ipswich.

(Mary Ann) Polly Andrews (nee Powell), 36, born Hadleigh, Suffolk.

Alice Andrews, 17, a Tea Packer – Grocer, born Ipswich.

Florence Andrews, 15, Studding Machinist – Boots, born Ipswich.

George Andrews, 6, born Ipswich.

Emily Andrews, 3, born Ipswich.

Bertie Andrews, 3 months, born Ipswich.

1911   Dettingen Barracks, Frimley, Surrey.

Alfred was 19 years old, a Soldier, ranked Private in the 2nd York & Lancaster Regiment.

Alfred’s father, Alfred Andrews died 1910, Ipswich.


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