Alfred Dunn

Royal Army Veterinary Corps

Personal Details

Born: 15 July 1880 in Ainderby Steeple, Northallerton, Yorkshire and baptised on 29 August 1880 in Ainderby Steeple Parish Church.

Family: He was the third of ten children born to Alfred Dunn, a gardener, and his wife Hannah. He married Rose De Bank on the 30 May 1906 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and together they had five children – Charles De Bank, Alfred, Annie, Florence and Charles.

Residence: In 1881 he lived with his parents and siblings at Ainderby Hall, Ainderby-Steeple, Northallerton, Yorkshire. By 1891 the family had moved to Lobley Hole, Ilton with Pott, Bedale, Yorkshire. In 1901 Alfred was living as a servant at Aston Hall, Aston on Trent, Shardlow, Derbyshire and in 1911, having married, lived with his wife and two children in Wirswall, Whitchurch.  In 1915 he lived at Garden Lodge, Llwyn, Llanyfyllin, Montgomeryshire, Wales; in 1939 he was living at Rose Villa, Llanyfyllin

Employment: Alfred was employed as a groom (domestic) at Aston Hall and at Wirswall. In 1939 he was employed as a chauffeur.

Died: In 1963, aged 83, in Llanyfyllin.

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Army Veterinary Corps

Rank: Private

Service Number: 29508

Date of Enlistment: 27 November 1915

Date of Discharge: 4 March 1919

Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation

Other Information: Alfred served in France between January 1918 and February 1919

Medals and Awards

None awarded


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