Carey, Alfred –

Son of John Thomas and Maria Carey (nee Heaviside), of 17, All Saints Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Received a penetrating gunshot wound to the head at Gallipoli, and transferred “dangerously ill” to hospital at Alexandria, Egypt.

Personal details

  • Surname: Carey
  • Forename: Alfred
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 20
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 5th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 2404
  • Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bury, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 06/07/1917 12/07/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 4g 6g
  • Bolton Chronicle: 03/07/1915 17/07/1915 24/07/1915

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