Alfred MESSINGHAM was born 5 Apr 1901 in Hampton Middlesex (the eighth of nine sons), and baptised 4 May 1901 St. Mary's, Hampton, Middlesex.
At the time of the 1911 Census, Alfred was living with his parents and 3 brothers at 33 Malvern Road, Hampton, Middlesex (opposite the home of his future wife, Emily Major).
He enlisted into the Royal Marine Light Infantry, Chatham Division, 13 Dec 1918 at the age of 17.
He died 3 Dec 1956.
He married Emily Rose MAJOR 10 Aug 1933.