Born: 1903, Bredfield, Suffolk.

Died: 14th March 1941; age: 38.

Residence: Suffolk.


Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 1944889.

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 23rd Bomb Disposal Coy.


Grave Reference:

  1. 185.

Christ Church Portsdown Churchyard,





Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Samuel Charles & Eliza Hollingsworth; husband of Eunice Mary Hollingsworth, of Martlesham, Suffolk.




1911   Bredfield, Suffolk.


Albert was 7 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Samuel Hollingsworth, 50, a Wheelwright – Iron Works, born St. Pancras, London.

Eliza Hollingsworth (nee Mayes), 50, born Ipswich.

Frederick John Hollingsworth, 24, a Bricklayer – Builders, born Claydon, Suffolk.

Walter Samuel Hollingsworth, 18, a Gardener – Domestic, born Bredfield.

Alice Ellen Hollingsworth, 16, born Bredfield.

Florence Mary Hollingsworth, 14, born Bredfield.

Harry Richards Hollingsworth, 9, born Bredfield.


In 1933, at the district of Woodbridge, Suffolk, Albert married Eunice Mary Dervell.

They had 3 daughters.


Two  of Albert’s brothers fell in the First World War:

Walter Samuel Hollingsworth, a Lance Sergeant, service number: 43144, in the Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion was KiA at Grevillers. Buried I.AA.17, Grevillers British Cemetery, France. He was born in 1893, Bredfield, Suffolk and had enlisted in Ipswich.

Frederick John Hollingsworth, a Private, service number: 43879, in the Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion was KiA. Buried I.B.3. Suffolk Cemetery, La Rolanderie Farm, Erquinghem-Lys, France. He was born in 1887, Claydon and had enlisted at Woodbridge.

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