Alfred was born in England on October 11, 1885. He came to Canada as a young man and settled in New Brunswick. He served in the Canadian Army during World War I. After the war, he came west and lived in Vulcan, Alberta for a few years. Alfred filed on SW 1-76-6-W6 in 1930. He died in Woking on October 13, 1965.
Sources: Burnt Embers p. 125; grave marker