Born: 1887, Ipswich.

Died: 28th July 1915; age 29; died of Gunshot Wound of Shoulder and Tetanus Cardiac Failure, at the 4th Northern General Hospital, Lincoln, Lincolnshire.

Informant J.E. Dickson, of the 4th Northern General Hospital, Lincoln.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 30th August 1914.


Rank: Lance Sergeant; Service Number: 7046

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles E.S. & Julia Brill, of 40, Sirdar Road, Ipswich.




1891   27, Waterloo Road, Ipswich.


Albert was 3 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Charles Edward Samuel Brill, 28, a Bricklayer, born Ipswich.

Julia Brill (nee Scrutton), 26, born Ipswich.

Edward Samuel Brill, 5, born Ipswich.

Samuel Charles Brill, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   27, Waterloo Road, Ipswich.


Albert was 13 years old, a Milkman’s Errand Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 36, a Bricklayer.

Julia, 33.

Edward, 15, a Newsagent’s Errand Boy.

Samuel, 11.

Walter William Brill, 9, born Ipswich.

Bertie Henry Brill, 7, born Ipswich.

Beatrice May Brill, 4, born Ipswich.

Alfred James Brill, 3 months, born Ipswich.


1911   Egypt


Albert was 23 years old, a Soldier in the Suffolk Regiment – Infantry.


On the 29th January 1900, Albert’s 8 month old brother, George Arthur Brill died at the family home – 27, Waterloo Road, Ipswich.


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