Born: 1877, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Died: 1922 – Ipswich.

Rank: Lance Sergeant; Service Number: 4224

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment.



1881   7, Bridewell Lane, Finsbury Place, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.


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

Frederick Whiting, 38, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Amelia Jane Whiting, 11, born Bury St. Edmunds.

Kate Elizabeth Whiting, 9, born Bury St. Edmunds.

Frederick William Whiting, 7, born Bury St. Edmunds.

William Edward Whiting, 5, born Bury St. Edmunds.


In 1881 Albert’s mother, Mary Phoebe Whiting (nee Banham), was visiting her mother – Naomi Banham, 64, a widow, born Bury St. Edmunds at her home – 4, Almshouses, Bury St. Edmunds.


1911   Aldershot, Surrey.


Albert was 34 years old, he was married & a Soldier ranked Lance Sergeant in the Infantry, 2nd Suffolk Regiment.


In 1911, Albert’s family were living at Maida Barracks Part Area 8, Stanhope Lines, Aldershot, Surrey.


On the 27th December 1906, Woolwich Register Office, Kent, Albert married Elizabeth Wilkins, born 1872, Tiverton, Devon. They had 2 daughters:

Violet Beatrice Valentine Whiting, born 14th February 1907, Woolwich, Kent.

Amy Lilian Whiting, born 1909, Parkhurst, Isle of Wight.

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