Peters, Samuel Alfred

Samuel Alfred Peters was the son of William and Eliza Peters, 72, Spon Green. Samuel was born in Chester about 1889. In 1901 the family living at Lane End were William Peters 49 joiner b Mold, Eliza 47, Harriett 20, William 17, Thomas 14, Samuel A 12. In 1911 Samuel was listed as a butcher.

Samuel enlisted in Flint according to UK Soldiers Who Died in The Great War 1914-19 – accessible on . This site confirms all the military details on the left of this page including that he was killed in action.

There is an index card for Samuel in Pension Ledgers also on ancestry. This source says that he was ‘missing’

The UK Register of Soldiers’ Effects in which the army calculated what moneys were owed to deceased soldiers includes an entry for Samuel. This tells us that Samuel’s Father William received a total of £12 ..6sh ..11d  in two separate payments.

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