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01-Aldred, George

1878-11th April 1918

George Aldred was born in 1878 in Flixton.

His parents were Thomas born in 1847 in Flixton ,he was a bricklayer and Elizabeth Owen born in 1846 in Oulton, Yorkshire who was a a laundress.

Thomas and Elizabeth both died in 1908.They are buried in St Michael’s Churchyard, Flixton.

George had 5 siblings

  • Rhoda 1874-1952
  • Mary 1877-1958
  • John 1880-1938
  • Thomas 1885-1917
  • Hartley 1888-1913

George enlisted in the Manchester Regiment service number 24893 and then the 1st/5th battalion of the Alexandra Princess of Wales Own Yorkshire regiment service number 35396. He is recorded as enlisting in Wood Green North Finchley.

He was killed in action on 11th April 1918 in France and Flanders and is buried in Department-du-Nord, Nord-Pas –Calais, France.

He was awarded the Victory British and 15 Star.

He is remembered on his parents’ headstone and by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

War Memorial-WW1
Webpage icon 00-Incumbents during WW1
Webpage icon 02-Aldred, Thomas
Webpage icon 03-Bowers, Sydney Lloyd
Webpage icon 04-Fox, Charles Hassell
Webpage icon 05-Hand, Ronald
Webpage icon 06-Lowe, Charles
Webpage icon 07-McCann, Eric
Webpage icon 08-McCann, William
Webpage icon 09-McCracken, John Clement
Webpage icon 10-Midgley, Ernest
Webpage icon 11-Mosedale, Frank
Webpage icon 12-Oakes, Charles Percy
Webpage icon 13-Parr, Nathan Faulkner
Webpage icon 14-Royle, William
Webpage icon 15-Self,Alfred
Webpage icon 16-Sharp, Richard,
Webpage icon 17-Shawcross, William Royle
Webpage icon 18-Sheard,Thomas Moss
Webpage icon 19-Tweedale, Eric
Webpage icon 20-Vallett, Joseph
Webpage icon 21-Vallett, William
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