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Forename(s): Alfred Ward
Place of Birth: Thornaby-on-Tees, Yorkshire
Service No: 241698
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/5th Battalion
Division: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
Date of Death: 1919-02-16
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: DARLINGTON (WEST CEMETERY)
Local War Memorial: LEYBURN, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: WENSLEY, YORKSHIRE
No entry in SDGW - post-Armistice.
No entry in CWGC - discharged soldier.
Alfred Ward Salmon was the son of Thomas Thompson and Ann Elizabeth Salmon, née Appleton. Thomas was born at Stalham, Norfolk and Ann at Whitby, Yorkshire.
1891 West Auckland, Co. Durham Census: Hall - Alfred Salmon, aged 8 years, born Stockton, Durham, son of Thomas and Ann E.Salmon.
1901 Knaresborough, Yorkshire Census: High Street - Alfred W.Salmon, aged 19 years, born Stockton-on-Tees, Durham. [Alfred was employed by Joseph Dinsdale, Wine & Spirit Merchant.]
1911 Leyburn, Yorkshire Census: High Street - Alfred Ward Salmon, aged 30 years, born Stockton-on-Tees, Durham. [Alfred was boarding with Catherine Pearson, widow.]
The British Army Service Record for Alfred Ward Salmon exists but may be incomplete.
The British Army Pension Record for Alfred Ward Salmon exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Alfred W. Salmon, 4230 & 241698, Yorkshire Regiment. Discharged. [Alfred received the Silver War Badge.]
For additional information see: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004, ISBN 1 898941 91 2).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
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