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Private Alfred George Hurren (16358)

3rd Bn, The Coldstream Guards, 1st Guards Brigade, Guards Division, B.E.F.

Alfred George Hurren

Malvern Commemoration: St Mary the Virgin Madresfield

Burial/Commemoration: Cambrai Memorial

Nature of Death: Killed in action during the Battle of Cambrai, France 30/11/17

Age: 21

Next of Kin: Son of Charles and Mary Hurren of Yates Hay Road, Malvern Link

Ex Police Constable and Mrs Hurren, of 2, Clifton Villas, Yates Hay Road have heard that their son Pte Alfred George Hurren, 22 of the Coldstream Guards [1] has been killed in action. Pte Hurren joined the army in May 1915, possibly under the Derby Scheme as he was not mobilised until 1917. He was a policeman and joined the Worcestershire Constabulary in January 1917; prior to that he was a postman. The first news was received from a Corporal who states he was on of the best bombers and is greatly missed.

Malvern News 16/12/17


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