Farnham churchyard

Albert George Alner

Surname: Alner
Other names: Albert George
Other people in this story:
George Alner
Bessie Alner
Walter Mark Alner
Locations in this story:
Farnham, Dorset
France & Flanders
Quarry Cemetery, Montauban, France


Story:
Albert George Alner was born in 1887 in Farnham, Dorset. He was the son of George Alner, a gardener, and Bessie Alner. His siblings included Walter Mark, born in 1893. At the time of the 1911 Census Albert was single, working as a shepherd and living at Farnham, Blandford, Dorset. He enlisted as a Private in the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 16878). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 6th August 1916 and was buried at Quarry Cemetery, Montauban in France (grave id. VI.J.6). He is remembered on the Farnham War Memorial in St. Lawrence's Church.

Images:
  • Farnham War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives