West, William Alfred

William Alfred 

West

1896 - 1918
Rank Private
Service no.13020
Regiment 1st Battalion of the Leicestershire Regiment
BirthplaceLeicester
DiedSeptember 24, 1918

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William Alfred
West

William was born in 1896 in Leicester and baptised on 25.10.1896 at St. Barnabas’ Church Leicester. His parents were Alfred Arthur West, a street mason’s labourer, and Martha Jane (nee Mason).
They had 3 children-
William Alfred 1896
Arthur 1898
Edith Emma 1905

In 1901 census the family lived at 14 Dorothy Rd., Leicester and Alfred was listed as a shoe pressman.
In 1911 census they were at the same address and William was a boot and shoe trainee.

William became Private 13020 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment and was Killed In Action on 24.9.1918. He is on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial, France.

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