Fred Alford

Name

Fred Alford

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

05/10/1917
33

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
203163
Bedfordshire Regiment
1st/5th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

DEIR EL BELAH WAR CEMETERY
D.46.
Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)

UK Memorials

Memorial Plaque, St Lawrence Church, Bovingdon
Memorial Plaque, Memorial Hall, Bovingdon

Pre War

Born in 1884 in West Wellow, Hampshire son of Robert William and Elizabeth Alford later of Lych Gate Cottage, Bovingdon, Boxmoor.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Watford and died of wounds following a raid on Umbrella Hill and Fishers Wood on the outskirts of Gaza City.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Dick West