Lt Alfred Cornelius Margrett

1915 photo, D Coy of 1st Royal Dragoons,

1888 Oct/Dec Born East Dean, Gloucs.(registered as "Margretts")

1891 census at Bailey Brook, Westbury on Severn

1901 census at Charlton Kings, Cheltenham

1906 May 4. Attested to Monmouth Engineers, Militia. . He was working as an Engine Driver on Great Western out of Newport, Mon,

1906 Sep 3. Attested in Liverpool Regt.

1911 census. A Private with 1st Wilts Regt in South Africa

1914 Oct 8. Landed in France

1916 Sep 21. Commissioned 2nd Lt

1917 Jan 19. E. Lan. R.—A. C. Margrett. 2nd Lt to be Lt

1918 Jan/Mar Married Florence Whiteside in Preston, Lincs

1919 Jan 9. E Lanc Reg. Lt. A. C. Margrett is placed on the h.p. List on account of ill-health contracted on active service.

1921 Feb 22 Joined ADRC with service no 1747. Posted to L Coy

1921 May 18. Discharged medically unfit, not due to ADRIC service

1921 Jun 19 . Baptism: St Peter, Stretford, Lancashire. Eric James Margrett - [Child] of Alfred Cornelius Margrett & Florrie . Abode: 127 Second Avenue Trafford Park Occupation: Constructional Engineer

1923. He married and had two sons but died at Westbury on Severn as a result of the effects of the war, family records show was specifically caused by exposure to gas. Age 34.

Buried at Hope Mansell Parish Church, Hope Mansell, Herefordshire

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