Alfred Frederick George Roydhouse 1894-1956

Alfred Frederick George was born in October 1894.

In the census of 1901, and 1911, he is living with his grandparents Joseph and Charlotte.

He joined the 12th London Regiment In 1918 he is described as 5’ 4 3/4 “, 121 lbs, with a fair complexion, grey eyes and light brown hair. He had a birthmark on his chest.

He had defective teeth and a history of rheumatism. He was supplied with glasses in December 1917.

Alfred was admitted to Connaught Hospital Aldershot Hampshire in a confused mental condition and described as dull, feeble minded, stupid and unfit for any ordinary military service.

This Military Hospital was able to accommodate 1100 patients and had a large specialist unit for mental cases.

He saw no overseas service.

Alfred never married.

He lived in Britannia Row until 1936, then briefly in Clifden Road through the late 1930’s, sharing with Louisa and Frederick Foulger.

From 1946 through to his death in 1956 he lived at 67 Beresford Road, about half an hours walk from Britannia Row.

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