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Alfred Durrant (1897-1917)

Sheffield man served with 1st/6th DLI commemorated on Arras Memorial

Alfred Durrant was born on 20 November 1897 in Pitsmoor, Sheffield. He was the son of Alfred Charles and Emily Durrant. He was baptised into the Church of England on 5 December 1897. The family lived at 1 Court, 2 House Green Lane, Sheffield. He joined the 1st/6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry as a private (250706). He was killed on 14th April 1917 and is commemorated on Bay 8 of the Arras Memorial. He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.

Birth date: 20-Nov-1897

Death date: 14-Apr-1917

Armed force/civilian: Army

Gender: Male

Contributed by swejk, darlington

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