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Private Alfred Hymans was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in Mile End, the son of Dutch-born cigar maker Henry and Clara Hymans (née Polak), of London. At the time of the 1911 census, Hymans was employed as a process engraver and was living with his family at 53 Londesborough Road, Stoke Newington.

Aged 25, Hymans died on 5 October 1917, during the Third Battle of Ypres, while serving with the 23rd Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps on the Western Front. An older brother, Louis, had died less than a month before while a private with the 2/13th Londons.

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Tyne Cot Memorial.

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