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  • Headstone of Alfred Guy Masters in St Catherine's churchyard Cossall.
Person Details
South Normanton Derbyshire
Alfred Guy Masters, known as 'Fred' was the son of head gardner James Caleb and Annie Masters. The couple had seven children. In 1911 they lived at 2 Station Road Ilkeston Junction. Alfred married Amelia Roberts on 10/10/1912 at St Catherines church at Cossall Nottinghamshire. In 1921 Amelia was living at 13 Station Road Ilkeston later moving to 22 Manley Appartments Bakersfield California and subsequently to 2160A Howard Street San Francisco California.
Alfred was employed as a clothing assistant.
28 Feb 1917
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Gunner
Royal Garrison Artillery
He attested at Doncaster aged 28 years and 1 month 11/12/1915, probably under Lord Derby's Scheme. His address was 26 Oswin Avenue Balby Doncaster. He was posted to the army Reserve on 12/12/1915 and was finally mobilised on 1/6/1916 and posted to 48th Anti Aircraft Section Royal Garrison Artillery on 11/9/1916 serving at Darlington. Alfred died from pneumonia at the 2nd Western Military Hospital Princess Street Manchester leaving £85 to his widow. Research by Peter Gillings
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  • Headstone of Alfred Guy Masters in St Catherine's churchyard Cossall.
    Photo Peter Gillings - Headstone of Alfred Guy Masters in St Catherine's churchyard Cossall.