Private Wilfred Aldred

Army Number: 91782 (formerly 54299 Welch Regiment)

Battalion: 1/7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Son of Thomas and Alice Aldred, of Boothstown, Manchester; husband of Mabel Aldred, of 29, Leigh Road, Boothstown, Manchester. He was a butcher prior to enlisting at Manchester and was killed in action, 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 Wilfred Aldred is also commemorated on the following local memorials:
St. Thomas’s Church War Memorial, Pendleton, Greater Manchester.