Image from 1915 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1896, Horwich, Lancashire.

Died: 13th August 1915; age 19. Died at Sea. Drowned Dardanelles, Aegean Sea, aboard ‘Royal Edward’, following torpedo attack by enemy submarine.

Employed: as a Clerk, at the Land Valuation Offices, Russell House, Russell Road, Ipswich – for nearly 4 years.

Albert had belonged to the 3/1st East Anglian Field Ambulance a little over ten weeks when they left for Ipswich. Whilst waiting to en-train on the morning of departure he was called out of ranks by the Commanding Officer and promoted to be acting Lance-Corporal, and place in command of the draft.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 2289

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps, 3rd/1st East Anglian Field Ambulance.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 199 7 200 or 236 to 239 & 328.

Helles Memorial,

Turkey ( including Gallipoli).


Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William M. & Florence L. Nuttall, of 34, Tovell’s Road, Ipswich.




1901   10, Mary Street West, Horwich, Lancashire.


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

William Millwood Nuttall, 35, an Insurance Agent, born Horwich, Lancashire.

Florence Louisa Nuttall (nee Seddon), 33, born Liverpool, Lancashire.

Ida Florence Nuttall, 3, born Horwich.

Edith Irene Nuttall, 1, born Horwich.


1911   34, Tovells Road, Ipswich.


Albert was 15 years old, a Law Clerk. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 45, a Bill Distributor.

Florence, 42.

Ida, 13.

Edith, 11.

Ronald Nuttall, 3, born Ipswich.


Albert attended California Boys’ School, Spring Road, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to William M. Nuttall – father.

Albert is also remembered on St. John the Baptist church memorial Ipswich.



Royal Army Medical Corps, 3rd/1st East Anglian Field Ambulance

The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is part of the British Army providing medical services to all British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace. Together with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, the Royal Army Dental Corps and Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps, the RAMC forms the British Army’s essential Army Medical Services. In combat the men followed the troops over the top into no man’s land suffering losses of 743 officers and 6130 soldiers killed, while delivering medical care to wounded exposed to enemy fire.





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