Born: 24th February 1871, Ipswich.
Baptised: 19th September 1873, at St. Mary at Stoke Church, Ipswich. Parents: Elizabeth & William Reed. Four of Alfred’s siblings were also baptised: Mary, Jane, William Alfred & Arthur William.
Died: 22nd December 1900; age: 29; Died of Disease at Machadodorp, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Residence: 1, Dock Court, St. Peter’s, Ipswich.
Rank: Private: Service Number: 3158.
Regiment: 19th (Princess of Wales’s Own) Hussars.
Clasps Awarded: Belfast, Orange Free State & Laing’s Nek.
1871 3, Austin Square, 41, Austin Street, St. Peter’s, Ipswich.
Alfred was 1 month old and living with his parents & siblings.
William Alfred Reed, 36, a Labourer, born Easton, Suffolk.
Elizabeth Reed (nee Green), 34, born Ipswich.
Mary Reed, 9, born Ipswich.
James William Reed, 7, born Ipswich – died 1888, Ipswich.
William Alfred Reed, 4, born Ipswich.
Arthur William Reed, 2, born Ipswich.
1891 Cavalry Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire.
Alfred was 21 years old, a Soldier ranked a Private for the 19th Hussars.
Alfred’s mother, Elizabeth Reed died 1887, Ipswich.