of 42 Lostock St Oldham Rd Miles Platting Manchester
Enlisted in 1914.
why was this soldier buried in a shared paupers grave. ? when he could and should have had a CWGC HEADSTONE AND BURIAL ?, Recent research of Alfred Ball’s Medal Index Card
Alfred’s card states that he joined the theater of war on the 23rd November 1915, in France. The card also says that he was entitled to all three war medals. The ‘remarks’ section reveals that Alfred ‘died of wounds’ on the 31st August 1916. I have reported this to the CWGC in the hope of finding out why he's in a paupers grave
That is a recently un-earthed grave, Who took the photo? Maybe they could add it to the war graves for Philips park cemetery? link He died at Borough Hospital, Birkenhead The young man made a will link His name is also on the screen wall.