Alfred George STEELE

Male 1906 - 1942  (36 years)


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  • Name Alfred George STEELE 
    Born 19 Mar 1906  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • His parents weren't married till 1908, so the child was given his mother's surname. She was Rosetta Doyle.
    Gender Male 
    Census 02 Apr 1911  26 Ruston Street, Bow, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    • Address 26 Ruston Street, Bow (three rooms)

      1) Charles Richard Burton, head, 62, married, Packer Furnisher, born Grovener Square, London
      2) Catherine Burton, wife, 62, married, 38 years, 9 children born alive, 4 children living, 5 children died, born Hackney, London
      3) Nellie May Burton, daughter, single, 23, Cardboard box maker, born Old Ford, London
      4) William Burton, son, single, 18, Mill Hand, Sherry Stour Rd, born Old Ford, London
      5) Jennie Bland, boarder, single, 22, Show card mounting, born Hackney
      6) Samuel John Steel, head, 30, married, Carman, born Bow, London
      7) Rosetta Steel, wife, married, 28, born Bow, London
      8) Samuel John Steel, son, 6, born Bow, London
      9) Alfred George Steel, son, 5, born Bow, London
      10) Albert Arthur Steel, son, 2, born Bow, London
    Military Service 08 May 1941 to 31 Oct 1942  [1, 4
    World War 2 
    • Name STEELE, ALFRED GEORGE 
      Service Australian Army 
      Service Number QX20322 
      Date of Birth 19 Mar 1906
      Place of Birth LONDON, ENGLAND 
      Date of Enlistment 8 May 1941 
      Locality on Enlistment LAWGI, QLD 
      Place of Enlistment ROCKHAMPTON, QLD 
      Next of Kin STEELE, SUSANNAH 
      Date of Death 31 Oct 1942 
      Rank Sapper 
      Posting on Death 2/7 Field Company 
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display
      Prisoner of War No 
      Roll of Honour THANGOOL

      Alfred George Steele
      Rank Sapper [Spr]
      Service Number QX20322
      Unit 2/7 FD COY RAE
      Service Army
      Conflict 1939-1945
      Date of Death 31 October 1942
      Place of Death Egypt
      Cause of Death Killed In Action
      Source AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)
    Died 31 Oct 1942  Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    • SAPPER A. G. STEELE, husband of Mrs Steele, of 89 South Street, Rockhampton, who served with the Royal Engineers abroad, was killed in action on October 28, 1942. Prior to his enlistment he was engaged on main roads work at Thangool. Sapper Steele was well known and respected and gave material assistance to all patriotic functions in the Callide Valley, especially at Lawgi, where he lived before enlisting. Mrs Steele has a son serving in the Artillery.
    Buried El Alamein, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    • El Alamein War Cemetery
      Grave 22 E8
    Person ID I5364  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2015 

    Father Samuel John STEELE,   b. Abt 1883, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Rosetta DOYLE,   b. Abt 1883, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Mar Q 1908  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6046  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah DAVIDSON,   b. 08 May 1884, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1960, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 03 Mar 1934  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F1778  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Mar 1906 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 02 Apr 1911 - 26 Ruston Street, Bow, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 03 Mar 1934 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Oct 1942 - Egypt Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - El Alamein, Egypt Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S72] WW2 Nominal Roll [database on-line], (http://www.ww2roll.gov.au), Service Number QX20322.

    2. [S205] England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index: 1837-1983 [database on-line], (http://www.freebmd.org.uk), Entry for Alfred George Doyle, volume 1c, page 525, Jun quarter 1906, Poplar district.

    3. [S649] England Census 1911, RG 14, (findmypast.co.uk [database online]), Piece No 1645, Schedule No 109; Poplar, London, Households of Charles Burton and Samuel Steel.

    4. [S221] Australian War Memorial, (http://www.awm.gov.au), Roll of Honour, Service Number QX20322.

    5. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1942 'No title.', Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954), 24 December, p. 3, viewed 26 January, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article56136296.

    6. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, 1943/S617.

    7. [S210] Commonwealth War Graves Commission [database on-line], (http://www.cwgc.org), Sapper Alfred George Steele, QX.20322, El Alamein War Cemetery, Grave Reference: XXII. E. 8.

    8. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, 1934/000843.