Alfred was the son of Alfred (younger brother of my great grandfather, Albert) and Daisy Slipper, born on 28th December 1915. His father died in Ypres during the First World War seven months before he was born. He was my first cousin twice removed. Alfred was baptised in St Columba, Leytonstone, Essex on 23rd January 1916. He was living with his mother at 54 Wellesley Road, Leyton, Essex in 1939. He was a Clerk Typist Assistant. He married Dorothy Lilian Harris on 11th July 1940.
Alfred was a Corporal – 2361871, Royal Corps of Signals and contracted Melanoma when overseas during the 2nd World War. He died on 6th July 1945 in London. He was cremated and is remembered on Cremation Panel 16 at the City of London Cemetery in Manor Park.