Born: 1901, Tooting Graveney, South London.

Died: 25th March 1946; age 45; at the Borough General Hospital, Ipswich.

Residence: 180, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Chief Stoker; Service Number: C/K 64264.

Regiment: Royal Navy.


Grave Reference:

Screen Wall,

Ipswich Crematorium,



Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of C. McD. Gitsham, of Ipswich.




1901   24, Tooting Grove, Tooting, Graveney, South London.


Alfred was 3 months old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Gitsham, 43, a Telephone Wireman, born Exeter, Devon.

Emily Gitsham (nee Williams), 41, born Small Heath, Warwickshire.

Emily Gitsham, 14, a Domestic Servant, born Small Heath.

William Gitsham, 12, born Small Heath.

Albert Gitsham, 11, born Coventry, Warwickshire.

Lewis Gitsham, 9, born Small Heath.

Harry Gitsham, 6, born Small Heath.

Frederick Gitsham, 4, born Small Heath.

Arthur Gitsham, 2, born Kennington, South London.


1911   232, Franciscan Road, Tooting, South London.


Alfred was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William, 53, a Telephone Linesman – National Telephone Company.

Emily, 51.

William, 22, Telephone Linesman – National Telephone Company.

Albert, 21, a Journeyman Baker – Price & Co., Tooting.

Lewis, 18, a Shop Assistant – Cyclist – Harris, Tooting.

Harry, 16, a Shop Assistant – Baber’s – Hunt, Tooting.

Fred, 14, a Packer & Sorter – Paper Making.

Arthur, 12.

Elsie Gitsham, 8, born Tooting.


In 1933, Medway, Kent, Alfred married Christina McDermott Caird.


Probate to Christina McDermott Gitsham – widow.

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