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  • Photograph was published on 14th January 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
Keyworth
George Alfred Boulton (served as Alfred Boulton) was born in 1890 in Keyworth and was the son of William a bricklayers labourer and Mary Elizabeth Boulton née Pike of 95 Waterway Street West, Nottingham. His father was born in 1858 in Keyworth and his mother Mary Elizabeth Pike was born in 1860 in Keyworth, they were married in 1881 their marriage was recorded in the Bingham Registration District, his mother brought a son John Pike b1880 to the marriage, they went on to have 14 children sadly 5 of whom died in infancy or early childhood, their surviving children were William b1885 Radford, Arthur b1887 Keyworth, Andrewena b1888 Keyworth, Mary b1889 Keyworth, George Alfred b1890 Keyworth, Isabella b1893 Keyworth, Thomas b1895 Nottingham and Ernest b1899 Nottingham. In the 1901 census the family were living at 10 Finkhill Street Nottigham and by the 1911 census were living at 95 Waterway Street West, Nottingham. George Alfred married his wife Edith Wright in 1912 their marriage was recorded in the Mansfield Registration District, they went on to have 2 sons, Alfred Ernest b1912 at Mansfield and Sydeny b1913 at Mansfield.
He was a former Nottingham City Police officer.
01 Jan 1915
25
261497 - CWGC Website
13553
Private
2nd Bn Grenadier Guards
Lance Corporal 13553 Alfred Boulton, enlisted at Derby on 10th January 1908 and initially served with the 4th battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment. During the war he served with 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards. He landed in France on 23rd November 1914 . He was killed in action 1st January 1915 and is buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richbourgg L’Avoue, grave reference I B 16.
Name included on Castle Gate Congregational Church ROH printed January 1917: Corporal GA Boulton, Gren. Guards (Nottinghamshire Archives ref DD2325/10). No CWGC record GA Boulton, Grenadier Guards however he served as Alfred BOULTON and details confirmed.
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  • Photograph was published on 14th January 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Alfred Boulton - Photograph was published on 14th January 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
  • The commonwealth wargraves commission headstone marking the grave of Alfred Boulton in Le Touret, Military cemetery,, Richebourge L'Avoue and is courtesy of 'Len' and findagrave website
    Alfred Boulton - The commonwealth wargraves commission headstone marking the grave of Alfred Boulton in Le Touret, Military cemetery,, Richebourge L'Avoue and is courtesy of 'Len' and findagrave website