Butler, Alfred



1898 - 1917
Rank Private
Service no.22297
Regiment Leicestershire Regiment "C" Coy. 11th Bn
DiedApril 27, 1917




School records give his date of birth as 15thJuly 1898 and he left Granby Road school on 12thJuly 1912 aged 14

Son of Ellen Butler, of 26, Vernon Rd., Aylestone Park, Leicester, and the late Henry Butler. His parents Henry Butler & Ellen Brown were married in Stafford in 1896


I believe Alfred’s father Henry, died when he was young

Deaths Jun 1901 Butler Henry 33 Kidderminster 6c 138

As had the wife of Charles Roberts

Deaths Mar 1902   Roberts  Amy  42  Leicester  7a 184

Ellen Butler married Charles Roberts in 1917 but they are living as man & wife in 1911


1911 census for:  26 Vernon Road Leicester

ROBERTS, Charles Head   M 59 1852 Shoe Trade Pressman Northampton

ROBERTS, Ellen Wife   F 39 1872  Staffordshire Stafford

BUTLER, Alfred Son   M 12 1899 School Staffordshire Stafford

BUTLER, Ada Daughter   F 9 1902 School Staffordshire Stafford

ROBERTS, Charles Son   M 5 1906 School Leicester

ROBERTS, May Daughter   F 0 (11 MONTHS) 1911  Leicester


1901 Census 3, Friar Street, Stafford, Staffordshire,

Henry Butler Head Married Male 28 1873 Making Boot & Shoes Staffordshire,

Ellen Butler Wife Married Female 27 1874 – Staffordshire,

Alfred Butler Son – Male 2 1899 – Staffordshire, ,

Maria Brown Mother-In-Law Widow Female 63 1838 – Staffordshire,

Ada Brown Sister-In-Law Single Female 21 1880 Boot Machinist Staffordshire,


Grave Reference

I. E. 7.





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