We remember Alan Webster

We remember Alan Webster

Timeline

Timeline

birth Manchester United Kingdom Source:5490064
1901
dates Age 8 Source:5490111 31st March 1901
1901
location 18 Stafford Street, Chorlton, Manchester United Kingdom their own address Source:5490111 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 18 Source:5490103 2nd April 1911
1911
location 11 Young Street, Deansgate, Manchester United Kingdom their own address Source:5490103 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Bookbinder apprentice Manchester United Kingdom Source:5490103 2nd April 1911
1915
dates Age 22 Source:6157212 1st June 1915
1915
location 11 Young Street, Deansgate, Manchester United Kingdom their own address Source:6157212 1st June 1915
1915
service British Army Private 11311 Manchester Regiment 18th Source:6157212 1st June 1915 - 30th August 1915
1915
employment Bookbinder Manchester United Kingdom Source:6157212 1st June 1915
1915
enlistment Manchester United Kingdom Source:6157212 1st June 1915
1915
service British Army Private Manchester Regiment 25th (Reserve) Source:6157212 30th August 1915 - 13th January 1916
1916
events Embarkation Embarkation Folkestone United Kingdom Source:6157212 13th January 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6157212 13th January 1916 - 13th May 1916
1916
service British Army Private 31261 Manchester Regiment 18th Source:6157212 13th January 1916 - 3rd March 1916
1916
hospitalisation Gunshot wound right hand. Sprain left knee. Hospital/Institution Source:6157212 3rd February 1916 - 20th February 1916
1916
service British Army Private Entrenching Battalion 2nd Entrenching Battalion Source:6157212 3rd March 1916 - 6th May 1916
1916
service British Army Private 31261 Manchester Regiment 18th Source:6157212 6th May 1916 - 13th May 1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5490064
location 11 Young St, Cumberland St, Deansgate, Manchester United Kingdom their own address Source:5490095
employment Printer George Falkner and Sons Deansgate, Manchester United Kingdom Source:5490089
1916
death Killed in Action He and three others were killed by a shell that hit their dugout. France Source:7376424 Source:5490089 Source:5490064 13th May 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:7376424

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alan
Initials A
Last Name Webster
Source 4677993
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
11 Young St, Cumberland St, Deansgate, Manchester United Kingdom their own address
11 Young Street, Deansgate, Manchester United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
11 Young Street, Deansgate, Manchester United Kingdom their own address known 1st June 1915
18 Stafford Street, Chorlton, Manchester United Kingdom their own address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Entrenching Battalion 2nd Entrenching Battalion Private
British Army 11311 Manchester Regiment 18th Private
British Army 31261 Manchester Regiment 18th Private
British Army 31261 Manchester Regiment 18th Private
British Army Manchester Regiment 25th (Reserve) Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Webster mother
Samuel Webster father
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-06-01 5'5"

Media

Media

No media items were found

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

IWM is not responsible for the content of external websites. Please note that some sources will require payment to view.

Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Gavin3108
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Gavin3108
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Gavin3108
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Gavin3108
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Gavin3108
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
Four Killed in Dugout Gavin3108
Obituary of Alan Webster Gavin3108

No multimedia sources

Stories

We remember Alan Webster

Also remembered by 1 person