Baxter, Alfred Henry

Alfred Henry 


1881 - 1917
Rank Private
Service no.62929
DiedApril 23, 1917



Alfred Henry

Alfred was born in 1881in Leicester to Thomas Henry Baxter, a carpenter and Charlotte (nee Hackett). They had 10 children –

Jonathon T 1872
Tom Henry 1878
Lucy 1880
Alfred Henry 1881
Ellen 1884
Beatrice Mary Hackett 1886
4 unknown

In 1891 census the family lived at 108 Cobden Street, Leicester. In 1901 census they were at 85 Warwick Street and Alfred was a stockroom hand at the boot and shoe factory.

1901 Alfred married. Alice Jane Henson in Leicester and had 3 children –
William Henry 1908
Hilda Minnie 1911
1 unknown

In 1911 census his parents were living at 8 Newby Street, Humberstone Row and he was at 66 High Street, Gillingham, Kent working as a shoe shop manager.

Alfred became Private 62929 7th Battalion, London Regiment and was Killed in Action on 23.4.1917. He is on the Arras Memorial, Bay 3.