ALFRED JOHN WESTLAKE

Alfred is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: 1890, Devonport, Devon.

Died: 27th September 1917; age: 27; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 28th February 1915 – France.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 200700.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

XXIV.G.4A.

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Mrs. Westlake, of 82, Spring Road, Ipswich.

Brother to WILLIAM GEORGE HENRY WESTLAKE.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   21, Barrack Street, St. John’s, Devonport, Devon.

 

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

Amelia Wood Westlake (nee Andrews), 34, a Stoker’s wife – living on her own means, born Plymouth, Devon.

Beatrice Florence Anne Westlake, 11, born Devonport.

Amelia Elizabeth Westlake, 7, born Devonport.

William George Henry Westlake, 5, born Devonport.

 

1901   21, James Street, Devonport, Devon.

 

Alfred was 12 years old  and living with his parents, brother & cousin.

William Westlake, 44, a Shipwright’s Labourer, born Devonport, Devon.

Amelia, 45.

William, 15, an Errand Boy.

Millie Lott, 8, born Devonport.

 

1911   ‘Beehive Inn’ Major’s Corner, Carr Street, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was 22 years old, a Barman for 63 year old Licensed Victualler, Leonard Leary, and his family. Another of Leonard’s 4 servants was 15 year old, Daisy Florence Barrell, a Domestic Servant.

 

In 1914, Ipswich, Alfred married Daisy Florence Barrell, born September 1893, Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Daisy F. Westlake – widow.

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