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World War One - Casualty List



Alfred Henry Else



1888 Kingsnorth, Kent

Service No.





Royal Berkshire Regiment

Military Notes:

Family Notes:

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

Civilian Occupation:




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
Dear Sir

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

Yours Obediently
Thomas Else





Alfred Else's grave in Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, Picardie.




  Army Medal Index Card for Alfred Else.