Private Alfred Kerfoot

Service number 4463
Birth Place United Kingdom: England, Greater Manchester, Newton Heath
Death Date 1916-11-10
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 20th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Alfred Kerfoot (4463, 20th Battalion) was born in Newton Heath, Manchester, England and came to Australia at the age of 8 years. Before enlisting, Alfred was working as a news agent. He was killed in action in the trenches near Flers, France on 10 November 1916. Alfred in commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France. Alfred's brother Edward wrote that Alfred was aged 16 years at the time of his death.



Date of enlistment 15 November 1915
Date of embarkation 09 April 1916
Date of death 10 November 1916
Date of fate 10 November 1916