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Forename(s): Alfred James
Place of Birth: Elstree, Hertfordshire
Service No: 260505
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Engineers
Battalion / Unit: 338th Road Construction Coy
Date of Death: 1917-04-26
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: V. E. 47.
CWGC Cemetery: DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION NO.1
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Alfred James Pinnock was the son of Alfred and Sarah Pinnock, née Stiles. Alfred was born at Alton, Hampshire and Sarah at Fulham, Middlesex.
1881 Elstree, Hertfordshire Census: Gas Factory, Boreham Wood - Alfred James Pinnock, aged 2 years, born Elstree, Hertfordshire, son of Alfred and Sarah Pinnock.
1891 Elstree, Hertforshire Census: Gas Works - Alfred J.Pinnock, aged 12 years, born, Elstree, son of Alfred and Sarah Pinnock.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 19, Back Water Street - Alfred Pinnock, aged 23 years, born Boreham Wood, Hertfordshire. [Alfred was boarding with George Henry and Elizabeth Annie Bruce.Their son, the future Lance Corporal Alexander Bruce (2045) (q.v.), died in the Great War.]
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 9, Hallam’s Yard - Alfred James Pinnock, aged 31, born Elstree, Hertfordshire. Stationary Engineman. [Alfred was boarding with Isabella Gregson.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pnr Arthur [sic] J. Pinnock, 260505, R.E.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pnr Arthur [sic] J. Pinnock, 260505, Royal Engineers.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pioneer Alfred James Pinnock, 260505, 338. R.C. Coy., R.E. Date and Place of Death: 26.4.17. 2/1 Northumbrian C.C. Stn. France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother and Sole Legatee - Sarah. £8 10s. 7d.
Alfred is commemorated on the Boreham Wood War Memorial.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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