Born: 14th September 1905, Ipswich.

Died: 15th 1942; age: 37; MPK.


Rank: Petty Officer Sick Berth; Service Number: C/5BR 5259.

Regiment: Royal Naval Auxiliary Sickberth Reserve, H.M.S.’Avenger’


Memorial Reference:


Chatham Naval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Albert & Rosina Hurle; husband of Ada Doris Hurle, of Ipswich.






1911   3, Hartley Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Albert Edwin Hurle, 45, a Stationary Engine Driver – Oil Mill, born Frome, Somerset.

Rosina Hurle (nee Bailey), 41, born Buckland, Somerset.

Reginald Edwin Hurle, 17, a Grocer’s Assistant, born Frome.

Winifred Rose Hurle, 15, a Dress Maker, born Frome.

Hilda Maud Hurle, 12, born Frome.

Beatrice May Hurle, 10, born Frome.

Edith Ivy Hurle, 9, born Frome.

Violet Bailey Hurle, 7, born Ipswich.

Stanley Malcolm Hurle, 2, born Ipswich.

Harold George Hurle, 1 month, born Ipswich.


Albert became a new member of staff for the Great Western Railway Company in 1921.


In 1928, Ipswich, Albert married Ada Doris Godfrey, born November 1909, Ipswich. They had 2 daughters and 1 son. Albert was able to met his son who was born just before Albert’s death.


A family note:


Most grateful for this genealogical gem ! His sister Edith Jane was my beloved Grandmother ‘Nana’.
As far as I am aware, he was the only family casualty of the Great War.

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One comment on “ALBERT EDWIN HURLE
  1. Michelle Hurle says:

    He also had a son who was born just before his death and he did get to met. That son is my dad.

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