Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Bernard Henry Alderson 1881-1917

Part of the Report of Major Alderson's death
(Barnsley Chronicle 8 September 1917 with thanks to Barnsley Archives)
22 October 1881 in Wakefield

Military Service:
Regiment:/Service:  34th Prince Albert Victors' own Poona Horse
Service number and rank:  Major
Awards: Victory Medal and British War Medal

Death:  2 September 1917 aged 35 years
Buried at: St Pol Communal Cemetery Extension
Grave Reference: G25

Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
Son of Charles Sibbald Alderson and Emily Annie Alderson, of Wyton Lodge, Hessle, Yorks. Native of Wakefield.

Barnsley, St George's Church, Memorial Plaque 
Barnsley, St Mary's Church, Combined memorial Panel  6

Links & Notes:

St George's Barnsley Remembers  for a more detailed biography of this man

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Lives of the Fiirst World War 

London Gazette 9 Dec 1904
 (link downloads .pdf of complete page)
World War 1 Roll of Honour for those named Alderson.
Story about his sister in law Gladys Alderson in WW1


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