Alfred Griffiths

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Football biography

Alfred Griffiths (died 8 March 1916) was an English professional goalkeeper who played for Newton Heath, later Manchester United.

Personal life

Griffiths served in the Second Boer War, and enlisted as a private soldier in the 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment during the First World War. He was killed in action on 8 March 1916 in Ottoman Iraq. Having no known grave, he is commemorated on the Basra Memorial.[1][2]


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  2. "Remembrance: The players we lost in war". Retrieved 26 March 2020.