Alfred was born in Wolverhampton in 1890, the son of George and Alice Kyte. In 1891 they were living at 16 Miner Street, Wolverhampton, with Alfred’s sisters Sarah Ann and Rebecca. By 1901 they were at 7 Barker Street, and Alfred had an additional three siblings – Alice Mary, Jane and Edward. On 16 May 1910, he married Elizabeth Witts at Wolverhampton Registry Office, and they had two children – Violet May (born 5 January 1911) and Alfred Gilbert (born 10 September 1913). At some point, Alfred became a police officer and worked with Wolverhampton Borough Police Force.
On 22 April 1915 he rejoined the Army Service Corps (number 089645), when his address was given as 26 Portland Place, Wolverhampton. He was quickly transferred to the 2nd Battalion of the Cheshire Regiment (number 64584). Over the course of his military service he was appointed Lance Corporal, reverted to being a Private on completion of duties, was posted to India, and was appointed Lance Corporal again. However, he survived the war. Alfred died in Bilston in 1959.