ALBERT WILLIAM EAGLE

 

Born: 1897, Purdis Farm, Nacton, Suffolk.

Died: 20th September 1918; age: 21; Died of Wounds – after 2 & 1/2 years active service in France.

Residence: 26, Reading Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: May 1915.

Rank: Lance Corporal/First Class Signaller Instructor; Service Number: 31099

Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 4th Battalion.

Formerly 20177, Suffolk Regiment.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

R.II.Q.10.

St. Sever Cemetery Extension,

Rouen,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   Barn Cottages, Purdis Farm, Nacton, Suffolk.

 

Albert was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Joseph Eagle, 27, a Horseman on a Farm, born Culpho, Suffolk.

Frances Elizabeth Eagle (nee Double), 28, born Trimley, Suffolk.

Ernest Edward Eagle, 2, born Purdis Farm.

Alice Gertrude Eagle, 1, born Purdis Farm.

 

1911   Barn Cottages, Purdis Farm, Nacton, Suffolk.

 

Albert was 14 years old, a Farm Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Joseph, 37, a Horseman on a Farm.

Frances, 38.

Ernest, 12.

Alice, 11.

Ethel Florence Eagle, 8, born Purdis Farm.

George Joseph Eagle, 6, born Purdis, Farm.

Frank Herbert Eagle, 4, born Purdis Farm.

Edith Frances Eagle, 2, born Purdis Farm.

 

Albert is also remembered on the war memorial at the village of Nacton & the village of Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk and at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich.

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Bedfordshire Regiment, 4th Battalion:

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