Corporal John James Alvey

Army Number: 305672 (formerly 2611)

Battalion: 1/8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire. Son of George and Annie Alvey, of 21, New England Street, Pleasley, Mansfield. He enlisted at Mansfield and was killed in action, 1st July 1916, in the attack on the German positions at Gommecourt, France, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Corporal John James Alvey is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Barnabas Church War Memorial, Pleasley, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.