8th December 2015 Alfred Redvers Hudson Alfred was born in 1900 at Sawtry, Huntingdonshire and was Frederick and Walter‘s younger brother. The Hudson family had several different addresses in Rutland, Cambridge and Huntingdon until in 1910 father James took on the bakery business in Water Street Stamford. Alfred went to school in Stamford and lived with his father, mother Selina and six siblings next to the bakery. On 4 Jan 1918 at the age of 18 he was attested at Lincoln into 53C/S Leicesters, giving his occupation as ‘Music Hall Artiste’. He was small (just over 5ft) and slight (expanded chest 34ins). On 12 Feb 1918 he was transferred to 53rd York Training Regiment and on 26 May 1918 he was posted abroad as Private 71957 in the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. In 1919 he was diagnosed with appendicitis and operated on in a Field Hospital on 22 Feb 1919. He was awarded a 30% Disability Pension – 12 shillings per week for six months after effects of his operation and discharged from service in December 1919. He returned to Stamford. It is not known whether he pursued a career in the Music Hall but he died in Stamford in 1969, aged 69.