Private George William Aldred

Army Number: 242323

Battalion: 2/5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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He was born at Ilkeston, Derbyshire. Son of Samuel and Mary Ellen Aldred, of 190, Little Hallam Lane, Ilkeston. He was an iron moulder apprentice prior to enlisting at Ilkeston. He was killed in action, on 21st March 1918, whilst holding the line near Noreuil, France on the opening day of the German Spring Offensive or (Kaiserschlact)

Commemorated: Arras Memorial, France. Bay 7.

Arras Memorial, France.

Private George William Aldred is also commemorated on the following local memorials:–
Ilkeston War Memorial, Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

His brother Private James Edward Aldred 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.