Webster, Alfred

Signaller, Alfred Webster, 10th EYR

BORN HULL 1893. A HULL PAL. ELDEST SON OF RICHARD WEBSTER (1865-1945) & FLORENCE LEANOR HAYWARD (1872-1943), OF 80, CLOUGH ROAD, HULL AND 36, HAWORTH STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE HAD TWO BROTHERS AND THREE SISTERS.

FOR SERVERAL YEARS HE WAS PART OF THE CLERICAL STAFF, AT THE PREMIER OIL EXTRACTING MILLS LTD, STONEFERRY, HULL. HE WAS THE FIRST MAN FROM THE COMPANY TO ENLIST. UNMARRIED, HE JOINED THE HULL COMMERCIALS. SERVED IN EGYPT AND FRANCE. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 18/09/1916, AGED 22.

HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE HAWORTH STREET ROLL OF HONOUR, HULL. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 02/10/1916.

HE IS BURIED AT ST. VAAST POST MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L’AVOUE, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, “BEYOND ALL STRIFE AND SORROW”.


First name:
ALFRED
Military Number:
10/407
Rank:
Private
Date Died
18/09/1916
Place died:
ST. VAAST POST MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L'AVOUE, FRANCE
Age:
22
36 , HAWORTH STREET, NEWLAND, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK