Anderson, Alfred

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Name
Anderson, Alfred Gender: M
born on 25 June 1896 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Dundee, Scotland, 56n28, 3w00
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gerard
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 04°07' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 03°38 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 01°35'



Biography

British soldier, the longest living veteran of World War I in that country, winner of the Mons Star and a witness to the 1914 celebrated Christmas truce. He died in his sleep in the early hours of November 21, 2005, aged 109. Anderson joined the military in 1912 and was sent to France in 1914. After sustaining an injury to his neck in 1916, he returned from the Western Front to Britain where her became an army instructor. He married Susie Iddison on June 2. 1917. When World War II broke out, he served in the Home Guard. He was awarded the Legion d’Honneur in 1998 by an appreciative French nation.

Events

  • Health : Violent trauma 1914
  • Work : Prize 1998 (Legion d'Honneur medal)
  • Social : Joined group 1912 (Military)

Source Notes

Caroline Gerrard in Transit online, a publication of the AA of Great Britain, Jan-Feb. 2006

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Vocation : Military : Honors
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Military : Wounded
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs

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