Ballard, Alfred –

Son of Edward and Susannah Ballard, of 11, Boundary Street, Bolton, Lancashire. A reservist who had previously served eight years in the Army and four on the reserve, with much time in India and Egypt. A postman in Bolton before his war service, and a member of St. George’s Road Congregational Church.

Personal details

  • Surname: Ballard
  • Forename: Alfred
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bury, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 30
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: May 4th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Unit: 2nd (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 59
  • Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bury, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 21/05/1915 06/08/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5e* S1a*

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