Coastguardman 3rd class Alfred Stephen Brinson, 9763 (Ch)

He appears to have the wrong name in the paper. His correct name was Brinson.

1878 Apr 20 Born

1878 May 15. Baptised son of Stephen Wakely Peter (:Licensed Victualler) and Harriet Brinson of 22 Edward's Rd, Mile End at Holy Trinity Church, Morgan Street

1881 census at 27, Kerbey St, Poplar

1890 Nov 3. Admitted to South Grove School, Tower Hamlets

1891 census at 30, Ireton Street, Bromley, London

1901 census missing - presumably in South Africa.

1905 Dec 5. married in Medway, Kent to Elizabeth Barber. At Registry Office at Chatham.

1911 census at Royal Marine Barracks, East Stonehouse, Devon. A married Royal Marine soldier.

Enlisted in RMLI, 1914-15 Star, Victory & British War Medals. Discharged to pension, and then appears to have joined Coastguard

1921 Apr 27. Died Inisowen, Donegal (Irish GRO) , Ireland HMS Colleen, Queenstown, Ireland, died aged 42 HMN Base . Buried Gillingham, Woodlands Cemetery.

 

British Soldiers died in Ireland