We remember Alfred Wilkinson

We remember Alfred Wilkinson

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Timeline

Timeline

1896
birth Leigh, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:4752846 5th December 1896
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6176859 29th July 1916
1916
service British Army Private 43839 Manchester Regiment 18th. Battalion Source:6176859 13th November 1916
1918
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:4752846 20th October 1918
1918
service British Army Private 43839 Manchester Regiment 1/5th Battalion Source:6176859 20th October 1918
1932
marriage Grace Davies Source:5521083 1932
1933
children Henry Wilkinson Source:5521083 1933
1935
children Beatrice Wilkinson Source:5521083 1935
1936
children Grace M Wilkinson Source:5521083 1936
employment Sweet and Tabacconist Shop Owner Self Leigh United Kingdom Source:6176926
employment Laboratory Technician Bickershaw Colliery Bickershaw Nr Leigh, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6176926
service British Army Private 3120 Manchester Regiment 2nd./5th. Battalion Source:6176859
location 10. Rothay Street. Leigh. United Kingdom parents address Source:6176859
location 113. Etherstone Street. Leigh. United Kingdom their own address Source:6176926
1940
death Not War Related Died from Carbon Monoxide poisoning at Bickershaw Colliery, Leigh, Lancashire Leigh, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:5521083 18th October 1940
burial Leigh Borough Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Leigh, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:5521083

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alfred
Initials A
Last Name Wilkinson
Source 5521092
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
10. Rothay Street. Leigh. United Kingdom parents address
113. Etherstone Street. Leigh. United Kingdom their own address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3120 Manchester Regiment 2nd./5th. Battalion Private
British Army 43839 Manchester Regiment 18th. Battalion Private
British Army 43839 Manchester Regiment 1/5th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry Wilkinson son 1933
Beatrice Wilkinson daughter 1935
Grace M Wilkinson daughter 1936
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Swift mother
Alfred R Wilkinson father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Grace Davies wife 1932

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Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Keith7416

External Evidence

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Lord Ashcroft Medal Collection Simon6500
London Gazette Keith7416
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914 - 1920 Keith7416
British Army Service Records Keith7416
Local Hero Keith7416

Multimedia

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Alfred Wilkinson VC Simon6500
The Grave of Alfred Wilkinson VC Simon6500
Victoria Cross Simon6500
Manchester Regiment Simon6500
VC SOLDIER HONOURED Keith7416
Manchester Cathedral. Desmond1478
Manchester Cathedral. Desmond1478
Manchester Cathedral. Desmond1478

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