Born: 1876, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Died: 2nd June 1915; age 39; Strangulated Hernia – 1st Eastern General Hospital, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

Date of Entry Therein: 12th May 1915 – Balkans.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 1255

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps.

Formerly 1416, 1st/6th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Margaret S.L. Dunnett, of 39, Wellesley Road, Ipswich.




1881   High Street, Walton, Suffolk.


Albert was 4 years old and living with his maternal aunt & uncle + cousin.

Charles Daines Cant, 22, a Baker, born Mistley, Essex.

Ann Cant (nee Dunnett), 27, born Martlesham, Suffolk.

Annie Priscilla Cant, 1, born Walton, Suffolk.


1891   108, Woodhouse Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 14 years old, a Baker. He was living with his maternal aunt & uncle + cousin.

Charles, 37, a Baker.

Ann, 37.

Annie, 11.

1 general servant.


1901   9, Arthur Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 24 years old, a Iron Foundry Labourer. He was married & Head of the Household.

Margaret, 24.

Constance, 2.

Elsie, 2 months.


1911   39, Wellesley Road, Ipswich.


Albert was 34 years old, a Machine Erectors Assistant – Engineering.

Margaret, 34.

Constance, 12.

Elsie, 10.


Albert’s mother was Sarah Dunnett (nee Catton), born 1854, Rendlesham, Suffolk – died 1880, Ipswich.

Albert’s father was John Sparrow Dunnett, born 1852, Martlesham, Suffolk – died 1922, Woodbridge. John re-married in 1882, Hasketon, Suffolk.


On the 27th March 1898, St. Helen’s Church, Ipswich, Albert married Margaret Sophia Louisa Robinson, born April 1876, Nedging, Suffolk.

They had 2 children:

Constance Louisa Dunnett, born 1899, Ipswich.

Elsie Rosetta Dunnett, born January 1901, Ipswich.


Albert is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

Royal Army Medical Corps

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