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Albert Darby

Albert Darby[1]

Male 1866 - 1919  (53 years)

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  • Name Albert Darby  [2
    Born 1866  Shepshed Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Shepshed, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 21 Aug 1919  France & Flanders Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • First name(s) Albert
      Last name Darby
      Service number 241803
      Rank Private
      Regiment Leicestershire Regiment
      Battalion 7th Battalion.
      Birth place Shepshed, Leics
      Residence Shepshed, Leics
      Enlistment place Loughborough, Leics
      Death year 1918
      Death day 21
      Death month 8
      Cause of death Killed in action
      Death place France & Flanders
      Theatre of war Western European Theatre
      Supplementary Notes -
      Category Military, armed forces & conflict
      Subcategory First World War
      Collections from Great Britain
    • First name(s) Albert
      Last name Darby
      Age 23
      Birth year -
      Birth place Shepshed, Leics
      Service number 241803
      Rank Private
      Unit or regiment Leicestershire Regt.
      Battalion 7
      Enlistment date Loughborough, Leics
      House number 23
      Address line 1 Forest Street
      Location -
      City/Town Shepshed
      County/State Leicestershire
      Country England
      Death year 1918
      Death date 21-Aug-1918
      Died 1918-08-21
      Cause of death KIA
      Burial commemeration Vis-En-Artois Mem., France
      Memorial one Shepshed Mem., Leics
      Notes PD. He was the son of Elizabeth, and the late John Darby. The War Diary for today records. Q.16.a.3.3. At dawn patrols of 'B' and 'D' went forward to establish themselves in COMMON LANE and LOGGING SUPPORT supplied by their Companies. The crossing was made at the MILL BRIDGE Q.24.a.5.3. There was a thick ground mist. When over the bridge both Companies came under heavy machine gun fire, holding up operations. Lt. HACKETT was killed. 'B' and 'D' Companies were withdrawn to west of RIVER ANCRE. A barrage of 105mm and 150mm Howitzers was put down by the enemy during the withdrawal. Both Companies had a few casualties.
      Record set Leicestershire And Rutland, Soldiers Died 1914-1920
      Category Military, armed forces & conflict
      Subcategory First World War
      Collections from Great Britain
    Person ID I568  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2017 

    Father William Darby,   b. 26 Apr 1824, Sheepshed, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1906, Shepshed Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Draper,   b. 1825, Shepshed Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1905, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 11 May 1845  Shepshed, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily Wright,   b. 1866, Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, United Kindgom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 2 Mar 1889 
    Type: Loughborough, Leicestershire, England 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Ann Darby,   b. 1898, Shepshed, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    Albert Darby - Emily Wright - Marriage
    Albert Darby - Emily Wright - Marriage
    Darby Family
    Darby Family
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F1809  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Albert Darby - 1911 Census
    Albert Darby - 1911 Census
    Albert Darby Grave Register
    Albert Darby Grave Register
    Albert Darby Commemorative Certificate
    Albert Darby Commemorative Certificate

  • Sources 
    1. [S186] Ancestry Family Trees, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Trees (Reliability: 3).
      http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=3340976&pid=321

    2. [S177] 1871 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1871. Data imaged from the National), Class: RG10; Piece: 3257; Folio: 64; Page: 24; GSU roll: 839278. (Reliability: 3).
      Birth date: abt 1866 Birth place: Sheepshed, Leicestershire, England Residence date: 1871 Residence place: Shepshed, Leicestershire, England
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1871&h=24408252&ti=5538&indiv=try&gss=pt