Born: 27th October 1910, Ipswich.

Died: 4th February 1945; age: 34; MPK – Ship Loss.

Residence: 27, Foundation Street, Ipswich.

Rank: Seaman; Service Number: LT/JX 255536.

Regiment: Royal Naval Patrol Service – H.M. Motor Minesweeper 68.


Memorial Reference:

Lowestoft Naval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Walter Ernest & Annie Elizabeth Longhurst, of Ipswich; husband of Muriel Vera Longhurst, of Ipswich.




1911   71, Beck Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 5 months old and living with his parents & sister.

Walter Ernest Longhurst, 29, a Royal Navy Stoker, born Folkestone, Kent.

Annie Elizabeth Longhurst (nee Hullis), 24, born Ipswich.

Elsie Elizabeth May Longhurst, 2, born Ipswich.


In 1933, Ipswich, Albert married Muriel Vera Hopson, born 1911, Ipswich. They had 4 children.


Probate to Muriel Vera Webb (wife of Francis Oliver Webb).


4th February 1945   H.M. Motor Minesweeper 68.

Built by Richards Ironworks Ltd. (Lowestoft, England, U.K.). Ordered 5th September 1940. Launched 11th October 1941. Mined off Cephalonia, Greece. Commander Frank Cecil Villers Murray, R.N.V.R. Mined off Cephalonia, Greece.

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