Albert is remembered on the memorial at the Town Hall, Ipswich.


Born: 1903, Bredfield, Suffolk.

Died: 14th March 1941; age: 38.

Residence: Suffolk.


Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 1944889.

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 23rd Bomb Disposal Coy.


Grave Reference:

  1. 185.

Christ Church Portsdown Churchyard,





Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Samuel Charles & Eliza Hollingsworth; husband of Eunice Mary Hollingsworth, of Martlesham, Suffolk.




1911   Bredfield, Suffolk.


Albert was 7 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Samuel Hollingsworth, 50, a Wheelwright – Iron Works, born St. Pancras, London.

Eliza Hollingsworth (nee Mayes), 50, born Ipswich.

Frederick John Hollingsworth, 24, a Bricklayer – Builders, born Claydon, Suffolk.

Walter Samuel Hollingsworth, 18, a Gardener – Domestic, born Bredfield.

Alice Ellen Hollingsworth, 16, born Bredfield.

Florence Mary Hollingsworth, 14, born Bredfield.

Harry Richards Hollingsworth, 9, born Bredfield.


In 1933, at the district of Woodbridge, Suffolk, Albert married Eunice Mary Dervell.

They had 3 daughters.


Three  of Albert’s brothers fell in the First World War:

Charles James Hollingsworth, a Private, service number 26822, of the Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion lost his life between the 9th April – 19th April 1918 . Remembered on Panel 3, of the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. Charles was born, 1880, Claydon, and had enlisted at Bury St. Edmunds.

Walter Samuel Hollingsworth, a Lance Sergeant, service number: 43144, in the Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion was KiA on the 12th October 1916, at Grevillers. Buried I.AA.17, Grevillers British Cemetery, France. Walter had enlisted at Ipswich.

Frederick John Hollingsworth, a Private, service number: 43879, in the Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion was KiA on the 19the April 1918. Buried I.B.3. Suffolk Cemetery, La Rolanderie Farm, Erquinghem-Lys, France. Frederick had enlisted at Woodbridge.

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