Messer, A E
ALFRED EDWIN MESSER
Remembered with honour Cambrai Memorial: Panel 10 and 11.
He enlisted in Nottingham; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 22 July 1915, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Alfred’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Robert and Jemima Jane (nee FERRETT) MESSER.
His parents married 1892 in the Southampton, Hants, district. Robert possibly died 1931 in the Poole, Dorset, district aged 82.
Alfred was born 1893 in Salisbury, Wilts, and resided in Salisbury.
On the 1901 Census, aged 8 he lived in Salisbury, with his parents and four siblings. On the 1911 Census, a gardener aged 18, he still lived in Salisbury, with his parents and two siblings.
Date of death21/11/1917
Age at death24
Place of death
NotesAlfred is possibly the A E MESSER commemorated at St Matthew's
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)