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Coe, Alfred Robert
1883 -


  • Enlisted:
  • at Northampton on 08 Sep 1914. Aged 32y 2m
  • Description:
  • height 5ft 3½in; weight 137lbs; chest 37in; religion Church of England.
  • Occupation:
  • Ironstone Labourer
  • Previously served in:
  • Desborough Camp Volunteers. Time Expired
  • Next of kin:
  • (Father) Robert Coe, 69 Queen St, Desborough, Mother: Mary Ann Coe

Service history

08 Sep 1914Appointed to 7th Northamptonshire Regiment (10992)
31 Aug 1915Embarked for France
?? ??? 1915Gun Shot Wound right leg
06 Nov 1915Posted, Depot, England
17 Dec 1915Edinburgh War Hospital. Granted leave until 27th Dec. Address while on leave will be 69 Queen St. Fit for light duty
30 Feb 1916Posted, 8th
01 Mar 1916Posted, 5th. France
14 Jul 1916Gun Shot Wound right thigh
19 Jul 1916Posted, Depot, England
16 Sep 1916Fazakerley Hospital, Liverpool. Granted leave until 26th Sep. Address while on leave will be 69 Queen St. Fit for light duty
10 Nov 1916Posted, Ampthill Depot
08 Feb 1917Transferred Army Reserve Class 'P'
08 Feb 1917Ordered to report at the Consett Iron Co Ltd, Consett, Co. Durham on 6.2.17 as Blast Furnaceman
27 Feb 1917"Unmarried, and Separation or Dependents Allowance issued up to date, in respect of the following dependents. Mrs M Coe (Mother), 69 Queen St, Desborough"
06 Sep 1917Discharged. No longer physically fit for war service. Shrapnell wound right buttock and weakness right knee. Character very good

Silver Badge No. 152657
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal


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