Alfred Edward Thorn

Date of birth:                 1889
Place of birth:                Southampton
Rank:                                 Sapper
Service No:                     80203
Date of Death:                25th October 1918 aged 29 years
Regiment/Service:      Royal Engineers 155th Field Coy.

Before the War
In the 1911 census Alfred was living at 1b Crosshouse Road, Southampton with his parents George James and Eliza, and his siblings Charles Joseph and William John.

Alfred married Alice E Oliver in 1913.  Alice gave birth to their daughter in 1913 and they named her Olive.  At the time of Alfred’s death Alice was living at 5 Goodard’s Cottages, Grove Street, Southampton.

Additional Information
Alfred is buried in the Don Communal Cemetery in Annoeullin, France. Grave Reference  I. A. 54.

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