Alfred Haimes

Surname: Haimes
Other names: Alfred
Other people in this story:
John Henry Haimes
Tryphena Haimes (nee Fanner)
Berth L. Hull
Locations in this story:
Charlton, Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire
Idmiston, Salisbury, Wiltshire
Gilllingham, Dorset
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Shaftesbury, Dorset

Alfred Haimes was born in Charlton, Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire, on 14 Apr 1882 the only son of John Henry Haimes and Tryphena Haimes (nee Fanner).  He lived his early in Charlton until, following the death of his father in 1906, he and his mother went to live with relatives at Idmiston, Salisbury, Wiltshire.  Alfred had enlisted with the Royal Berkshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 30794).  He later transferred to the Labour Corps (Service No. 98003).  It is not known in which theatre of war he served but his medal record indicates that he had been awarded a Silver War Badge but no confirmation can be found or the reason for this.  On his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.   His marriage to Bertha L. Hull was recorded in Shaftesbury, Dorset, during 1919.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at New House, Bay Lane, Gillingham, Dorset, working as a General Labourer.  His death was recorded in Salisbury, Wiltshire, during 1945.


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