Second Lieutenant Alfred Bence-Trower


World War 1



KIA Aged 37.Shot through the head by an enemy sniper.
Buried at St.Amand British Cemetery, France. III, C, 8
Alfred Bence-Trower was born on 10 August 1880 at Hyde Park Gardens, London, England. He was the son of Percy Trower and Agnes Marian Bence.
On the following day, 30th. May 1918, Alfred's brother, Major Edward Bence-Thrower MC of the 5th. Battalion, South Wales Borderers was killed in action at Romigny, France, aged 27.


Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
England Lord's Cricket Ground St John's Wood Road St John's Wood London NW8 8QN MCC Marylebone Cricket Club WW1 World War 1
Alfred Bence-Trower 29-5-1918 View
England St Peter's Church, Thorington Road, Thorington, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk IP19 9JG St Peter's Church, Thorington World War 1
Alfred Bence-Trower 29-5-1918 View

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