Army Number : 11402
Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.
The 1914 Star.
The British War Medal.
The British Victory Medal.
He was born at Danesmoor, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Bacon. He was a coal miner prior to enlistment 16th August 1910. He went to France 8th September 1914 and died a prisoner of war 11th November 1917.
Buried/Commemorated : Hamburg Cemetery, Germany. Plot 6. Row F. Grave 1.
Private Alfred Bacon is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Helen's Church War Memorial, Selston, Nottinghamshire.
Selston War Memorial, Selston, Nottinghamshire.
Jacksdale Village War Memorial, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary's Church War Memorial, Westwood, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary's Church lychgate. Pilsley, Near Chesterfield, Derbyshire.