Macdonald Dictionary Record: Alfred Allen Francis

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Alfred Allen Francis. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: F.3 Francis , Alfred Allen (1851-83) was born in Ess2, the 2' son of John Perry Gum Francis and came out in the barne Cornubia with his parents. He, like the rest of the family joined the Arty Guards and became a sergt. He "stich to volunteering through the bad years; an honorable man, a crack shot, an ardent volunteer and thoroughly good fellow . He was a wie murden. He was given a military funeral. died of heart disease 6.1.83 ag. 32 bur. at Prebbleton. marr. St. Johns Lat Sq. y Rev. H .C. M Watson Agnes Weather spoon eldest dau Andrew Crosbi draper of Dunfries + his wife Agnes Gibb L.T. 888.1.83 : Prebbleton Cem M.I. : St. Johns M.R.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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