Regiment: Dorsetshire Regiment
Rank and number: Private 30838
Parents: Edith Hayward (not married)
Marital status: Married
Home address: Mill Lane, off Tower Road, Warmley, Bristol
Pre-war occupation: Labourer
Date of birth: 1880
Place of birth: Oldbury-on-Severn, Glos
Date of death: 23/03/1918
Buried/Commemorated at: Arras Memorial (Bay 6.), Pas-de-Calais, France
In 1901, Albert was a boarder in Willsbridge, and was a rag sorter at a paper mill. Lucy was then with her family and was a paper sorter.
Albert married Lucy (nee Tippett) in the 2nd Quarter of 1906. Albert and Lucy had two children, Phillis May who was born on 15/08/1907 and Bert who was born on 24/9/1917, but died on 16/06/1918. Albert's mother Edith (born c1855) married a Henry Woodward in 1888, they had 3 children and lived in Thornbury, but Albert was not with the family in 1891.
Albert served with the 6th Battalion, Dorset Regiment and was Killed in Action on 23 March 1918 in France and Flanders
By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):
Forces War Records, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Findmypast (Soldiers Died during the Great War, 1901 & 1911 Census etc), Researcher John Davis.