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  • Buried in Bray Vale British Cemetery
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Alfred Glover was born in 1890 at Nottingham and was the son of Thomas a lace curtain designer and Eliza Jane Glover née Worledge. His parents Thomas and Eliza Jane Worledge were both born in 1863 at Basford, they were married in 1886 their marriage was recorded in the Basford Registration district, they went on to have the following children, Thomas b1888, Alfred b1890, Daisy b1892, Mildred b1894, Ellen b1897, Bertram b1900 and Hector b1902 all were born in Basford. In the 1911 census the family are living at 42 Sandon Street, Basford and are shown as Thomas 48 yrs a lace curtain designer, he is living with his wife Eliza Jane 48 yrs and their children, Alfred 21 yrs a levers lace maker, Daisy 19 yrs a lace drawer, Mildred 17 yrs an office worker, Ellen 14 yrs a blouse maker, Bertram 11 yrs a scholar and Hector 9 yrs a scholar. Alfred married his wife Lucy Winson on 22nd May 1915 at St Leodegarius Church, Old Basford, Nottingham they lived at 45 Nottingham Street, Nottingham, they had a son Thomas Alfred born on 24th December 1915 at Bulwell. Following his death his widow Lucy was awarded a pension of 18 shillings and 9 pence a week which commenced on 30th April 1917 , it was increased to 26 shillings and 1 pence a week from 24th May 1915. In 1921 his widow re married to Ernest Sallis in Nottingham they lived at Sycamore Lodge, 78, Beech Avenue, Sherwood Rise, Nottingham
He was a levers lace maker.
09 Oct 1916
546964 - CWGC Website
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Alfred Glover, attested on 7th December 1915 at Nottingham, he gave his age as 26 yrs 5 months, he was living at 45 Nottingham, Road, Nottingham, he was a lace maker, his next of kin was his wife Lucy of the same address. He was posted to the reserves and mobilised for war on 10th April 1916 he served with the 17th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment (Welbeck Rangers) and landed in France 16th July 1916. He was killed during the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt on 9th October 1916. He is buried in Bray Vale British Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme, France.(grave ref. 4.C.8).
Personal dedication on CWGC headstone: 'Faithful, loving and true in all things.' Nottingham Evening Post, ‘In Memoriam’, 9 October 1919: ‘Glover. In loving memory of Pte. Alfred Glover, dearly loved husband of Lucy Glover, killed in action, October 9th 1916. Until the day breaks. Lucy, sonnie.’ (www.britishnewspaper.co.uk) Nottingham Evening Post, ‘In Memoriam’, 9 October 1919: ‘Glover. In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Alfred, killed in action October 9th, 1916. Ever remembered. Loving mother, father, sisters, brothers.’ (www.britishnewspaper.co.uk)
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  • Buried in Bray Vale British Cemetery
    Alfred Glover - Buried in Bray Vale British Cemetery