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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Alfred Hugh Attrill -

Unknown person Name : Alfred Hugh Attrill.

Son of Robert Leonard Attrill and Alice Attrill (née Smith), of Whitwell, Isle of Wight.

Born 1887, Godshill.

  Census Information :

1891 : Robert and Alice Attrill, with their children including Alfred aged 3, are at 'Barryl', Godshill. Robert Attrill gives his occupation as 'Farmer's brother'.

1901 : Robert Attrill, widower, with his children including Alfred aged 13, are at 'Berryl Cottages', Godshill. Robert Attrill is a Horseman on Farm.

1911 : Robert Attrill, widower, with his children including Alfred aged 23, are at 'Berryl Farm', Godshill. Robert Attrill is a Waggoner, Alfred Attrill is a Carpenter.

  Service details :

Corporal 330018 Alfred Hugh Attrill, 1/8th Bn. Hampshire Regiment (Isle of Wight Rifles).

  Casualty Details :

Died : 19 April 1917 aged 29.

Buried at : Gaza War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza).

CWGC record ...
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Whitwell War Memorial
Whitwell, SS Mary & Rhadegund Church, War Memorial
IW Rifles Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle
IW Rifles Memorial, Drill Hall, Newport
County War Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle

  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :


Friday, December 3, 1915 Page 5

The following Whitwell men on active service are in hospital: Corpl. Alfred Attrill, Charles Warne, Charles Butcher and Lawrence Deptford.
  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for additional newspaper research

  Page status :
Page last updated : 19 September 2012


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