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Alfred Henry Else
1888 Kingsnorth, Kent
Royal Berkshire Regiment
Son of Thomas Else and
Caroline Else (nee Payne) who were married 1887, and lived at South Hill, Hastingleigh.
Brother of Thomas, Albert, Ethel, Mabel, Robert, George and Frank Else.
(Brother Thomas was a machinist in Royal Gun Artillery at Ashford Rail Works and his name appears on their Roll of Honour.)
1891 address: Street Farm, Newchurch, Romney Marsh, Kent
1901 address: Blue Bell, Warehorne, Kent
1911 address: Metropolitan District Imbecile Asylum, Kings Langkley, Hertfordshire (He was employed there as an attendent.)
1918 Absent Voters List for East Ashford Registration District, has him registered as living in Slip Hill, Hastingleigh
01 July 1918 of bronchopneumonia.
1. Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt (grave ref III.E.27)
2. Hastingleigh Church WW1 Memorial Brass Plaque
3. Hastingleigh & Elmsted War Memorial Cross
A letter from Thomas Else to the Army regarding his son's death:
South Hill Farm
Nr Ashford, Kent
To the Official of Record Office
Thanking you for letter received
this morning respecting the cause
of my sons death Sergt A.H. Else
220678 1st Royal Berks Regiment.
Please find enclosed form returned
to you for cancellation for correct
cause of death. Thanking you
for the trouble you have taken
Alfred Else's grave in Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, Picardie.
Army Medal Index Card for Alfred Else.