Image from the Suffolk Chronicle And Mercury  – 1918


Born: 1898, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Died: 14th October 1918; age 20; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Employed at Messers. E.R. and F. Turner’s, Grey Friars Works, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.


Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 52376.

Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles, 1st Battalion.

Formerly 260107, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Dadizeele New British Cemetery,






1901   53, St. Andrew’s Street, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.


Alfred was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John Harrold, 45, a carpenter – Foundry, born Bury St. Edmunds.

Annie Harrold (nee Kent), 44, born Bangalore, India.

Annie Harrold, 19, born Bury St. Edmunds.

Florence Harrold, 14, a Shop Assistant, born Bury St. Edmunds.

Amelia Harrold, 10, born Bury St. Edmunds.

John Thomas Harrold, 6, born Bury St. Edmunds.


1911   53, Stanley Avenue, Ipswich.


Alfred was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John, 55, a Carpenter – own account.

Annie, 54.

Daisy Harrold, 27, a Packer – Confectioners, born Bury St. Edmunds.

Nellie, 20, a Packer – Confectioners.

John, 17, a Tuner – Lawn Mower Works.


Alfred’s father, John Harrold, died 1913, Suffolk. His mother, Annie Harrold, died 1917, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Lily Barber.


Royal Irish Rifles, 1st Battalion:


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