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Private A G Shine


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Private Alfred George SHINE, 204805, 1st / 5th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 4787, East Surrey Regiment), killed in action, Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force,  16th January 1918.

Born Clerkenwell, London, son of Alfred & Elizabeth Jane Shine.


1911 Census - 6 Cross Road, Wimbledon, SW - Alfred Shine, head, age 42, married, bookbinders operator, worker, born Battersea, London; Elizabeth Jane Shine, wife, age 40, married 19 years, 7 children, all still alive, born Cove, Hampshire; Alfred George Shine, son, age 18, single, butcher, worker, born Clerkenwell, London; Bessie Eunice Shine, daughter, age 17, single, shop assistant, domestic bazaar, worker, born Clerkenwell, London; Arthur Shine, son, age 15, single, messenger boy, process engraving, worker, born Clerkenwell, London; Fredrick Shine, son, age 12, school, born Wimbledon, Surrey; William Shine, son, age 11, school, born Wimbledon, Surrey; Helena Shine, daughter, age 8, school, born Wimbledon, Surrey; Albert Shine, son, age 5, school, born Wimbledon, Surrey.


1914 March, Marylebone Registration District, Alfred George Shine married Rose White.

Enlisted Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey.  Resided Wimbledon, Surrey.

Widow - Rose Shine, (born 26th September 1893), resided East Malling Kent; Elizabeth Shine, Guardian of Child, Wimbledon, SW19;

Children - Dorothy Eleanor Gladys Shine, born 3rd August 1914, resided East Malling Kent,  7th November 1916, Holy Trinity, Wimbledon South, baptism daughter of Alfred George, (bakers assistant) & Rose Shine, 6 Cross Road; Frank Alfred Shine, born 3rd February 1916, resided East Malling Kent.

1919 June, Malling Registration District, Rose Shine married Vernon G West.

Buried at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, XIV. F. 5., Iraq.


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