|1. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.133|
|2. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||32A GQS|
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Early Life :The "Death Notice" for Albert confirms and clarifies some of the difficulties experienced and allows further research of this individual.
He was born at Berkhamsted c.1880. He married Alice at Christchurch, Leicester in 1900 and had a child, Albert Frederick 3rd July 1909. His mother was resident at 120 Needham Street, Leicester. At the time of his death he was 36 and resident at Natal [-], Durban.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards|
1st Battalion August 1914 : in Warley, London District. September 1914 : attached to 20th Brigade, 7th Division. 4 August 1915 : transferred to 3rd Guards Brigade, Guards Division.
|Action : France & Flanders|
France & Flanders covers all the dates and corresponding locations which are outside the official battle nomenclature dates on the Western Front. Therefore the actions in which these men died could be considered 'normal' trench duty - the daily attrition losses which were an everyday fact of duty on the Western Front.
7649 Private Albert Frederick Roadknight, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, died at No. 6 Clearing Hospital.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Addington No. 1937 E.C.||Natal|
24th June 1909
23rd September 1909
23rd October 1909
In the 1921 Book, the Masonic Roll of Honour, he is listed as "Alfred" Frederick Roadnight against Addington Lodge. In the contribution record he is Albert Frederick, although he may have just been known as just Frederick. He was resident at Addington, Natal, at the age of 29 he was a Police Officer when he was initiated into Addington Lodge No. 1937. The record shows that he "Died 14.3.15."
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley