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Place of Birth: Carleton-in-Craven, Yorkshire
Service No: 27049
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 23rd Division
Date of Death: 1917-02-10
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: VII. G. 23.
CWGC Cemetery: RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: CARLETON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE
Alfred Harper (born 16 November 1894) was the son of William Edward and Mary Harper, née Whitham and cousin of Gunner Fred Whitham (80543) (q.v.). Both of Alfred's parents were born at Carleton-in-Craven, Yorkshire.
1901 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: Mitchell Terrace - Alfred Harper, aged 6 years, born Carleton, Yorkshire, son of William and Mary Harper.
1911 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: Carleton House, 37, Gisburn Road - Alfred Harper, aged 16 years, born Carleton, Yorkshire, son of William Edward and Mary Harper.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Alfred Harper, 27049, Yorkshire Regiment.
Data Source: Cravens Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
HARPER, Alfred, aged 22 years, West Yorkshire Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Harper, Carlton House, Barnoldswick, killed in action, France, Feb. 10, 1917.
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Private Alfred HARPER
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division
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