Private Alfred Hankin

Pte Alfred Hankin, 8143, B Company, 1st Battalion, Beds Regt, died on October 30th, 1914, in the No. 6 Clearing Hospital, Bethune, France, from wounds received in action. He was aged 28.

He had served eight years with the colours and had 17 months to serve in the Reserve when war broke out. He was called up on August 5th.

His mother and invalid father lived at 64 Ivy Road, Luton. While on the Reserve list Pte Hankin, who formerly lived in Dunstable, had been working at the bleaching and dying works of Mr J. L. Frenay-Pirotte in Leagrave Road.

Certificate of Transfer to the Reserve W.E. Owen

R.H. &R.F.A Records

Certificate of Transfer to Reserve

Regtl. No9922  Rank Driver

Owen William Edward

Unit & Regimentfrom which transferred to reserve  R.H.& R.F.A.

Enlisted on May 18th 1900

For R.H.&R.F.Artillery

Medals for present campaign not yet awarded

Has served overseas on active service

Place of rejoining in an emergency Preston

Medical category A

Specialist military qualifications nil

Year of Birth 1882

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