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Alice Macknade

Played by Claire-Louise Cordwell

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Date of birth
12 September 1878
Place of birth
Age at outbreak of WW1
Saffrons Place, Folkestone

The wife of Bill, Alice has suffered for a long time in a deeply unhappy and abusive marriage.

The mother of Jimmy, Joe, Mickey, Maggie and Esme, she loves her children as much as she despises her brutish husband. She wants the best for them, but it can seem impossible to give them that.