Born in Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire in 1887, the second son of John and Harriet Foster of Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire.
The 1911 Census shows Alfred working on his father’s farm: The Homestead, Hollyhurst, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Regiment : 14th Battalion Army Cyclist Corps, formerly King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 4287
Killed in Action; Italy 30 October 1918 Aged 31