West, William Alfred

William Alfred 


1896 - 1918
Rank Private
Service no.13020
DiedSeptember 24, 1918



William Alfred

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.