ALFRED HENRY JAMES NEAVE

 

 

Born: 1887, East Tuddenham, Norfolk.

Baptised: 5th June 1887, at All Saints Church, East Tuddenham. Parents: Emily and Alfred Neave, a farmer.

Died: 31st July 1917; age 30; KiA.

Residence: Peace River Crossing, Alberta, Canada.

Occupation: Farmer of his Homestead.

 

Enlistment Location: Shepherd’s Bush, London.

 

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 50501

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 1st Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 6 & 8.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,

West Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Emily Neave, of 309, Norwich Road, Ipswich and the late A. H. Neave.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   46, Mill Hill Road, Heigham, Norfolk.

 

Alfred was 3 years old and living with his widowed mother & sister.

Emily Neave (nee Beck), 36, Living on Own Means, born Mitcham, Norfolk.

Catherine Maude Neave, 5, born East Tuddenham, Norfolk.

 

1901   62, Mill Hill Road, Heigham, Norfolk.

 

Alfred was 13 years old and living with his widowed mother & sister.

Emily, 46, Living on Own Means.

Catherine, 15.

 

Alfred’s father was Alfred Henry Neave, born April 1857, in East Tuddenham, Norfolk – died on the 11th April 1887, in East Tuddenham, Norfolk. A Farmer. Alfred was the third son of the late James Neave, of East Tuddenham.

 

On the 22nd April 1910, 22 year old Alfred Neave arrived at the Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He had sailed from the Port of Liverpool aboard the S.S. “Victorian” of the Allan Line.

Alfred first resided in Sintaluta, Saskatchewan. In May 1914, 27 year old Alfred applied for Entry for a Homestead at Peace River Crossing, in the Province of Alberta.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Emily Neave – mother, and Catherine Neave – sister.

 

Alfred had died intestate. In February 1920, the matter of his estate at Peace River Crossing – Township 82, Range 25 west of 5th Meridian was heard in the district court of Athabasca, Province of Alberta. Alfred’s mother, Mrs. Emily Neave, of 309, Norwich Road, Ipswich was represented by Messrs. Hartley & Sheringham – Barristers, of Winnipeg, Manitoba. On the 28th April 1920, in the district court of Athabasca, the estate was granted to Mrs. Emily Neave.

 

Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 1st Battalion

 

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