Alfred Henry Fricker

Surname: Fricker
Other names: Alfred Henry
Other people in this story:
James Fricker
Anne Fricker (nee Read)
Ellen Merryweather
William Thomas Fricker
Locations in this story:
East Knoyle, Wiltshire
Mere, Wiltshire
Salisbury, Wiltshire

Alfred Henry Fricker was born in East Knoyle, Wiltshire, on 22 Dec 1894 the son of James Fricker and Anne Fricker (nee Read).  He lived all of his life, apart from Military Service, in East Knoyle.  He had enlisted on 11 Dec 1915 and was mobilized on the 20 Jan 1916 when he joined Royal Worcestershire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 28342).  He was transferred soon after on 1 Mar 1916 to the Royal Warwickshire Regiment (New Service No. 17140) and posted to the 3rd Battalion stationed in Egypt.   He was eventually discharged 13 May 1919 and awarded the Victory and British War Medals.   His marriage to Ellen Merryweather was recorded in Mere, Wiltshire, during 1929.   By the time of the 1939 Register he was living in Shaftesbury, Road, East Knoyle, Wiltshire, working as a Roadman.   He died in the Infirmary, Salisbury, Wiltshire, on 29 Apr 1958.  His brother, William Thomas Fricker, also served but died during the conflict.


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