Born: 23rd July 1887, Ipswich.
Died: 8th July 1918; age 29; Died of Lobar Pneumonia, at the Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, Gosport, Hampshire.
Next of kin notified – mother – 9th July 1918.
Residence: 1, New Cut East, Ipswich.
Occupation: a Barge Captain.
Joined the Navy in 1915, serving on a minesweeper. Height: 5ft 7 3/4ins, fresh complexion and dark blue eyes.
Pembroke – Trimmer – 7th January 1916 – 28th June 1916
Gunner – Trimmer – 28th June 1916 – 31st March 1917
Colleen – Trimmer – 1st April 1917 – 28th February 1918
Colleen (Epsom) – Leading Trimmer – 1st March 1918 – 10th June 1918
Colleen (Epsom) – Engineman – 11th June 1918 – 24th June 1918
Victory II (Epsom) – Engineman – 24th June 1918 – 8th July 1918.
Character – Very Good.
Rank: Engineman; Service Number: 2701/ST;
Regiment: Royal Naval Reserve, H.M. Trawler ‘Epsom’.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. & Mrs. G. Glading, of 1, New Cut East, Promenade, Ipswich.
1891 Avenue Cottages, Stanley Avenues, Ipswich.
Albert was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
George Glading, 27, a Barge Man, born Ipswich.
Caroline Emma Glading (nee Cocker), 25, born Ipswich.
Ernest George Glading, 6, born Ipswich.
Alice Glading, 5, born Ipswich.
Frederick Henry Glading, 5 months, born Ipswich.
1901 Avenue Cottages, Stanley Avenue, Ipswich.
Albert was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
George, 37, a Barge Man.
Ernest, a Barge Boy.
Lilian Rose Glading, 7, born Ipswich.
Francis Edgar Glading, 5, born Ipswich.
1911 1, New Cut East, Ipswich.
Albert was 22 years old, a Barge Captain – Chemical Works. He was living with his parents & siblings.
George, 47, a Barge Captain – Chemical Works.
Frederick, 20, a Dock Labourer – on Ships.
Lilian, 17, a Lithographic Feeder – Printing Works.
Francis, 15, an Errand Boy – General Warehouse.
Ruth May Glading, 9, born Ipswich.
Nelly Elizabeth Glading, 8, born Ipswich.
Mildred Gladys Glading, 7 months, born Ipswich.
Albert is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich. Recorded as Gladding.
The Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) is the volunteer reserve force of the Royal Navy (RN). Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR), a reserve of civilian volunteers founded in 1903, formed a vital reserve made up of formally retired Royal Navy, merchant navy and experience seafarers who were trained to support in a combatant roll.