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BONNETT , Alfred Edward

Conflict Commemorated:WWI

Last Name:BONNETT

First Name:Alfred Edward

Date of Birth:09/01/1899

Age At Death:19

Birthplace:Barrowby

Residence:High Road, Barrowby

Rank:Private

Service Number:77259

Regiment/ Service:Durham Light Infantry

Unit:Second Bn.

Former Service Number:14044

Former Regiment/ Former Service:E.Yorks Regiment

Date of Death:23/10/1918

Cause of Death:Killed in action

Place of Burial/ Commemoration:ST. SOUPLET BRITISH CEMETERY Nord

Country:France

Panel/ Bay/ Grave:I. A. 27

UK Memorials:Barrowby All Saints

Next of Kin:Son of Henry and Fanny Bonnett, of "Orleton," High Rd., Barrowby, Grantham, Lincs.

Biographical Notes:Alfred Edward Bonnett was born 9th January 1899 in Barrowby, Grantham to Henry and Fanny Bonnett (nee Bloodworth). His parents marriage was registered in 1896. His father Henry Bonnett was a machine fitter. Alfred Edward Bonnett signed on short service, attestation on 6th January 1917 at the age of 17 years and 362 days. His occupation was solicitor's clerk.

Researcher:Roy G Stedman, C J Anderson

Notes:Grantham Journal 21st December 1918. Barrowby. A memorial service was held at the parish church on Sunday for 5 of the soldiers from the village who have fallen in the service of the country and of which only one Joe Southern son in law of Mr and Mrs G,H. Smith was able to be buried in the church yard, the others A. Bonnett, J.Garratt , T.Green, T. Southern are interred abroad. The service was conducted by the rector the Rev.A.E. Marriot. The church was filled with sympathisers including officers, sailors and soldiers. The dead march was played on the organ at the conclusion of the service.

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