Born: 2nd December 1890, Ipswich.

Baptised: 16th September 1891, at All Saints Church, Ipswich.

Died: 27th April 1915; age 24; Died of Wounds – 10th Casualty Clearing Station, Hazebrouck.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915 – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 7746

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Alfred Scarlett, of 2243, St. Clair Avenue, York, Ontario, Canada.




1891   33, Handford Cut, Ipswich.


Albert was 4 months and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred Scarlett, 31, a Maltsters, born Tuddenham St. Martin, Suffolk.

Charlotte Scarlett (nee Flude), 27, born Tuddenham St. Martin.

Alfred Leonard Scarlett, 9, born Ipswich.

Alice Maude Scarlett, 3, born Ipswich.

Jessie Berry Scarlett, 2, born Ipswich – died 1905, Ipswich.


1901   12, New Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 10 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Alfred, 42, a Maltsters.

Charlotte, 38.

Alice, 13.

Jessie, 12.

Florence Elizabeth Scarlett, 8, born Ipswich.


1911   Egypt


Albert was 20 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 1st Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment.


Albert’s parents & sister, Florence imigrated to York, Canada in 1910. On the 1911, Census of Canada they are living at 2050, St. Clair Avenue, York, Ontario with Albert’s sister, Alice and her husband Bert Elmer and their 3 year old son Frederick. Alice & Bert imigrated in 1907. The Scarlett & Elmer family were Methodists. Later Albert’s brother, Alfred also imigrated with his young family.

In 1919, Bert & Alice returned to England.


Albert’s mother, Charlotte Scarlett died May 1916, York, Ontario, Canada. His father, Alfred Scarlett died 1927, Toronto, Canada.


Soldiers’ Effects to Charlotte & Alfred Scarlett – parents.


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