Regiment or Ship: 11th Bn Royal Sussex Regiment
Service Number(s): SD/1052
Occupation: Under Stockman
Date of Birth: 1888
Place of Birth: Tonbridge, Kent
Date of Death: 03.09.1916
Place of Death: Belgium Place of Burial / Memorials:
Address: 76 Station Road, Bexhill on Sea
Photos and newspaper articles
Parents: Adopted son of Thomas and Emily Dawn
Albert married Emma Elizabeth Sanden in the June quarter of 1913 in the Battle registration area.
First World War Experience
Albert enlisted before October 1914 – although we do not have an exact date. His official death notice appeared in a local newspaper on 21st July 1917 and read:
“Private Hook Killed.
Official intimation has been received with regard to the death of Private Albert Henry Hook, Royal Sussex Regiment, who has been missing since the 3rd September 1916. His widow resides at 76 Station-road. He was brother-in-law to Mr and Mrs Woodsock of Sackville Road.”
Albert was awarded the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.