Alfred Owen Webster-Jones
Regiment: 3rd Battalion, attached to 2nd, Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry
Father: Councillor A W Webster-Jones
Father’s Address: 53 Rushholme Road, Putney, London
Uncle: Mr E G Fitch-Jones
Uncle’s Address: Madingley, De La Warr Road, Bexhill
Other Info: Killed in action on 13th November 1916. According to CWGC, Alfred is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 10a and 10d.
A well known member of the Legal Profession, Lieutenant Webster-Jones was educated at Holmwood School and afterwards at St Paul’s and University College, London. He lived for about 10 years at Madingley and had a flourishing practice as solicitor in Hastings. He joined the University Public School Corps soon after the war broke out, as a Private. Eventually he received a commission in the Oxford and Buck Light Infantry. He was training officers until 3rd October (?) when he went to France. His younger brother is also serving.
Published: November 1916
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