PIERCE, ALFRED CHARLES HENRY
No. 9284 – Alfred Charles Henry Pierce. –
L.N. Lanc. Regt.
Alfred Charles Henry Pierce.
Buckland, Dover, Kent.
Age. 18 years – 9 months.
Occ. Billiard Marker.
Enlisted 10th March 1908 at
Tattoo mark - butterfly left upper arm.
Joined at Preston 17/3/08.
L.N. Lanc Regt. Attested Pte. 10/3/08.
Posted Pte. 17/3/08.
1st Posted 19/6/08.
Attained 3rd class certificate
Next of kin. Father, Alfred James Pierce,
1, Edgar Crescent, Buckland, Dover.
Brother (Y) Samuel, 32, Glenfield Road,
Sister (E) Hilda, address as above.
Alfred Charles Henry lived at 1, Edgar
Wounded. Gun shot wound left foot.
Discharged as being no longer physically
fit for was service 31/7/17.
Date of origin of disability – May 1915.
Place – Loos.
Complained of pain in chest (L) after
marching, was sent to convalescence for 1 month.
Rejoined unit and carried on until wounded
April 3, 1916, wounded left foot by shrapnel whilst carrying
bombs up to the front line in Loos.
Treated in France for 8 days at 20 I&P (?)
Carriers. Invalided to England April 11th 1916. Under
treatment in England at 2nd Western General Hospital,
(High Street) Manchester.
3 months Moorfield Hospital Aux. Glossop 4
Joined W&C Depot Sept 1916.
Sent to hospital (Seaforth), Oct. 1916 1
Sent to Press Heath 3 months and returned
to this depot February 1917.
Venereal recurrence sent to New Bridge St.
Hospital and was there 9 weeks.
Returned to W&C Depot May 31st
Cause of disability – Active military
service. Exposure & training.
Present condition. Scar of entrance wound
on outer side of left foot, scar of exit wound on inner side of
foot. No bones fractured.
Caused contraction of left toe, walks with
a limp, cannot spring off L. big toe.
Shortness of breath, cough, especially at
night time and lying down. Cannot lie flat on back or on left
side on account of cough.
26 June 1917.