Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 1st September 1918; age: 27; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Dover, Kent.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th April 1915 – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 55260

Regiment: Essex Regiment, 15th Battalion.

Formerly 2484, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


St. Verant Communal,

Pas de Calais,







1901   15, Norfolk Road, Ipswich.


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

Charles Todd, 48, a Painter, born Eye, Suffolk.

Sarah Todd (nee Parker), 48, born Copdock, Suffolk.

William John Todd, 18, a Labourer’s Assistant, born Ipswich.

Alice Sarah Todd, 13, born Ipswich.

Arnold Frederick Todd, 11, born Ipswich.

May Ethel Todd, 8, born Ipswich.

Grace Louise Todd, 6, born Ipswich.

Arthur Walter Todd, 5, born Ipswich.


1911   36, Withipoll Street, Ipswich.


Alfred was 19 years old, a Clerk – Corn Merchant. He was living with his siblings & nephew.

William, 28, a Traveller – Stationery.

Alice, 23, the Housekeeper.

Arnold, 21, a Clerk – Iron Foundry.

May, 18.

Grace, 16, an Apprentice Dressmaker.

Arthur, 15, an Apprentice Book Binder.

Charles Arthur Todd, 5, born Wood Green, London.


Alfred’s father Charles Todd died September 1909, Ipswich. His mother Sarah Todd died July 1910, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to sisters – Mrs. Hannah Elizabeth Hutton (wife of James William Hutton), Laura Emma Barton (wife of Arthur Walter Barton), May Ethel Todd, Grace Louise Todd and Mrs. Alice Sarah Sheldrake (wife of James Sheldrake).




 Essex Regiment, 15th Battalion

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