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Name:
Alfred Baum
Casualty No.:
Initials:
A
Service No.:
18/22
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Mountsorrel, Leicestershire
Age at Death:
30
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
18th Battalion D.L.I
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Middleton
Civilian Employment:
Settmaker in the quarries
Cause of Death:
Shot by a sniper
Date of Death:
03-January-1916
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
St Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Family Details:

Born to Firley and Rebecca Baum, of 150 Loughborough Road, Mountsorrel, Loughborough. 

Notes:

Moved to Middleton-inTeesdale before the war for work and became a member of Middleton's Male Voice Choir. Volunteered for Lord Kitchener's Army (Darlington Pals) in October 1914 and undertook training in Coxhoe. Served in both Egypt and France

Teesdale Mercury-14/10/1914: Teesdale notes: Volunteering

Teesdale Mercury 16.08.1916 - Page 5: Column 6

Private Alfred Baum, Middleton, shot by sniper

Teesdale Mercury-22/10/1919: Notes from the higher dales: Service to dedicate marble tablet

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Sources:
Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Ranks: http://teesdalemercuryarchive.org/pdf/1917/August-01/August-01-1917-05.pdf; Unit: MiT UTASS Project Data; Date of Birth: MiT UTASS Project Data; Place of Birth: MiT UTASS Project Data; Cause of Death: MiT UTASS Project Data; Buried: MiT UTASS Project Data; Buried: www.cwgc.org; Family Details: MiT UTASS Project Data; Date of Death: MiT UTASS Project Data; Local Memorials: http://teesdalemercuryarchive.org/pdf/1919/October-22/October-22-1919-05.pdf; Service Number: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Age at Death: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Date of Death Day: www.cwgc.org.uk; Date of Death Month: www.cwgc.org.uk; Date of Death Year: www.cwgc.org.uk; Home Address: Teesdale Mercury 16.08.1916 - Page 5: Column 6; Notes: Teesdale Mercury 16.08.1916 - Page 5: Column 6;