image from Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury Newspaper  – July 1919



Born: 1898, Ipswich.

Died: 20th October 1918; age 19; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Occupation: at Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: private; Service Number: 634842

Regiment: London Regiment, 2/20th (County of London) Battalion.

Formerly G/39305, Royal West Kent Regiment, Blackheath & Woolwich.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension,





1901   5, Little Gipping Street, St. Peter’s, Ipswich.


Albert was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Driver, 41, a Quay Labourer, born Harkstead, Suffolk.

Florence Driver (nee Potter), 38, born Harkstead.

Alice Daisy Driver, 15, born Harkstead.

William Ernest Driver, 9, born Harkstead.


1911   5, Little Gipping Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 13 years old and living with his widowed father & brother.

William, 52, a Dock Labourer.

Frederick Arthur Driver, born Ipswich.


Albert’s mother, Florence driver died 1909, Ipswich. Albert’s father, William died 1911, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Mrs. Alice Diasy Laughlin – sister.


Albert is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich and the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

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Albert is also remembered at The Mission Free Church Ipswich Curriers Lane

London Regiment, 20th (County of London) Battalion:

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