Regiment : 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 10344
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 7th November 1914
Buried : Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium, Panel 34.
Birthplace : Born and resident Hartlebury, Worcestershire, enlisted Stourport, Worcestershire
Memorial : Hartlebury St James the Apostle Churchyard
Also appears on : Hartlebury C of E School now in Hartlebury Village Hall
Additional information on the memorial: Private
Great Western Railway Roll of Honour:
Death reported in the Great Western Railway staff magazine, reference 1916/07/169. Photo in the Great Western Railway staff magazine, reference 1916/09/212.
In Company’s service since September 1912. Shunt-horse Driver, Traffic Department, Hartlebury and was formerly Porter at Great Malvern. Aged 28
Link still valid 6th November 2016
A.B. Bolas Shunt Horse Driver, Hartlebury, Age 28, Private, 2nd Worcestershire Regiment, Killed in action 7/11/14
Source: The Great Western Railway in the First World War by Sandra Gittins, 2010.
Alfred Bolas has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial.