Speer, Alfred Henry Templeman Loraine


War Service:
Lieutenant ALFRED HENRY TEMPLEMAN LORAINE SPEER, Royal Field Artillery died on 9 July 1916 while attached to the Royal Flying Corps. His promotion to Lieutenant was announced in the London Gazette of 2 November 1915. He had been awarded an Aviators Certificate on 20 January 1916 after qualifying on a Maurice Farman biplane at Norwich Military School.

He is buried in London Cemetery, Neuville-Vitasse.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorial at Balcombe in Sussex and on the memorial to the 91 and 139 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery in St Swithun’s church, Hither Green.

He was 22, the son of Dr. William H. and Marion Lilford Loraine Speer, of "South Sheen," Brittany Rd., St. Leonards-on-Sea. He was born in Hertfordshire.

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