Regiment : 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 19709
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 7th July 1916
Buried : Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 5A and 6C.
Birthplace : Born and resident Astley, Worcestershire, enlisted Stourport
Memorial : Astley War Memorial
Also appears on : Astley School. Astley St Peter's Church WW1 Roll of Honour.
Credits : Researched by Adrian Carter.
Additional information on the memorial: 3rd Worces. Regt.
An old Astley National School boy. As a civilian was employed by Mr. G. Herbert Banks, auctioneer, of Kidderminster. News received in a letter from a chaplain, attached to the Worcesters: “He was in the trenches gallantly working the machine-gun, of whose team he was a member, when a shell exploded nearby, killing him”.
Source for additional information: Kidderminster Shuttle 2nd September 1916, Kidderminster Times 16th September 1916.
Alfred Morris has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Thiepval Memorial.