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About Alfred John Shorter

Date of Birth
2 September 1876

Service Number
205606

Birth Place
Wokingham, Berkshire, England

Date of Death
March 1965 88y

Place of Death
Rugby, Warwickshire, England

Relationships

Parents
James Shorter born abt 1848 and Ellen (Preston) Shorter born abt 1848 Married Q2 1876 Wokingham, Berkshire, England

Siblings
Harry born abt 1878, Rose born abt 1881, Willie born abt1882, James born abt 1886, Ellen born abt 1889

Marriage
Eleanor Hermon born 10 July, 1872 Married Q3 1905 Wokingham, Berkshire, England

Children
John Dewey born 13 July, 1906, William Gerald born abt 1909, Irene May born abt 1910

Career

Service
Army

Unit
East Yorkshire Regiment

Rank
Private

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1891 Stable helper/ domestic groom 1901 Domestic carriage groom 1911 Coachman - domestic 1939 Assistant farm labourer, Air Raid warden

Campaigns
1917 - 1919 Turkey, Greece and Bulgaria

Additional Information

Census Information
1881 Rose Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, England (living with father, siblings and maternal grandparents) 1891 Glebelands Lodge, Wokingham, Berkshire, England 1901 Spear Mews, Kensington,London, England 1911 Malt House Cottages, Raby, Staindrop, Durham, England

Absent Voters Roll
3 Malt House Cottages, Raby, Staindrop, Durham, England 205606 2nd Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment

1939 Register
Ivy Dene, Horton Irvington, Aston, Wing R.D.,Buckinghamshire, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past

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