Albert Worrall

Albert Worrall baptized February 20th 1895 at Holly Trinity Wavertree Father James a lists him as Farmer( 1911 census a Farm Labourer( Mother Sarah living at 7 Pye Street Liverpool.

In 1911 Albert age 17 employed as a Grocers Errand Boy. living with James a Farm Labourer , Mother Sarah (James and Sarah married 18 years) Living with brothers Janes aged 12, Isaac age 9 ,Edward aged 8 Leonard aged 3. sisters Sarah aged 15, Elsie aged 13, Martha 10 months. Family living at 40 Castle St Woolton.

According to Driver Albert Worrall service record aged 21 enlisted The Grange Edge lane Liverpool. On the 31st August 1914 in the RH & Royal Field Artillery. Albert’s height 5 feet and 4 inches Embarked overseas 28th September 1915 Disembarked 29th September 1915. Attached to HQ 55 Div Arty in the field 21st March 1915 Posted HQ RA 55 Div Arty as a batman to Lieutenant V E Cotton 6th April 1916. Albert sick with Influenza 18th April 1916 and discharged back to duty 24th April 1916. Posted to D/275 Dde 13 October 1916 and Albert had 10 days leave to UK 5th June 1917.

Soldiers Effects to Father James

Driver Albert Worrall serial number 690110 “D”Bty. 275 Bde Royal Field Artillery Killed in Action 31st July 1917

Remembered with Honour Valmertinghe New Military Cemetery Belguim

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