Private Alfred Bacon

Army Number: 11402

Battalion: 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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He was born at Danesmoor, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Bacon. He was a coal miner prior to enlistment on 16th August 1910. He went to France on 8th September 1914 and died a prisoner of war on 11th November 1917.

Buried  Hamburg Cemetery, Germany. Plot 6. Row F. Grave 1.

Private Alfred Bacon is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Helen’s Church War Memorial, Selston, Nottinghamshire.
Selston War Memorial, Selston, Nottinghamshire.
Jacksdale Village War Memorial, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary’s Church War Memorial, Westwood, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary’s Church lychgate. Pilsley, Near Chesterfield, Derbyshire.