Regiment or Ship: Army Reserve; Royal Field Artillery
Service Number(s): L/21005
Date of Birth: 1890
Address: 74 Windsor Road, Bexhill on Sea
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Spouse: Alice Smith, nee Lawrence. Married 26th April 1913.
Children: Godfrey Daniel George (1913-); Charles Henry Albert (1914-); George William Lawrence (1916-).
Home address: 101 Hamilton Road, West Norwood, S.E. Albert was lodging at 74 Windsor Road in 1915 and 1918.
First World War Experience
Albert enlisted on 5th May 1915 when he was 24 years and 10 months old. He first joined the Army Reserve but was quickly posted to the Camberwell Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery where he served in both France and Germany. He was demobbed on 27th June 1919 and was awarded the Victory Medal, the British War Medal, and the 15 Star.