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Alfred Wiseman was born in Greenheys, Manchester in July 1895 and was the son of David and Alice Wiseman of 136 Denmark Rd, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester.

Alfred joined the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment on 3rd September 1914 and was posted into the 10th (Service) Battalion on a short service, three year engagement. He was given the service number 15628.

At the time of his attestation in Manchester, Alfred was 19 years old and had previously worked as a warehouse man.

Alfred landed in Boulogne on 31st July 1915 and was unfortunately killed just over two months later on 11th October by an enemy sniper.

Photo by Janet Davis - July 2016

Photo by Janet Davis – July 2016

Rank: Private
Service No: 15678
Date of Death: 11/10/1915
Age: 20
Regiment/Service:The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 10th Bn.



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2 Responses to 15628 PTE. A. WISEMAN. L.N.LAN.R

  1. shirley watson says:

    I didnt know the existence of this relative but he must be my grandmothers brother in which case he had a brother named Harold who died after Galapoli near Mesopatamia. Father must be David Wiseman and Alice nee Royal.My grandmother was Helen Wiseman.This man was my fathers uncle

    • Julie Mayoh says:

      Hi Shirley. Fancy you looking, this year too. I came across this info a couple weeks ago and thought there must be some mistake. Upon more research I find that yes Alfred is indeed the younger brother of Harold. How sad to lose half your children within a year, so young too.

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