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Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais

Alfred Alexander Basford


Canadian attestation papers


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


Alfred Alexander Bastard

Private Alfred Alexander Bastard (served as Basford)
29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)


Alfred (Fred) Alexandre Bastard was born in St John's Manor, Jersey, as his father was the Foreman.

He changed his name to Basford in Canada. He is commemorated also on the St Martin's Memorial, Jersey.

His brother, Ernest Bastard, is listed on the Jersey Roll of Service.