Photograph courtesy of Steve Graham.


Born: 19th May 1892, Ipswich.

Baptised: 13th May 1894, Ipswich – parents: Edgar & Emma Chittock.

Died: 1920, Ipswich – Tuberculosis of the Lungs. Served 1 year & 237 days.

First Enlistment Details: Date: 19th April 1915; Age: 22 years & 11 months; Occupation: Barman; Religion: CofE. Next of Kin: father – Mr Edgar Chittock, 45, Samuel Road, Ipswich. Height: 5ft 3 1/2 ins, fair complexion, blue eyes & light brown hair.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 2109

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps.

Discharged: 5th May 1915 – Aldershot – Physically Unfit – served 17 days.

Second Enlistment: Residence: Gower Street, Ipswich; Date: 13th May 1916; Age: 24 years & 1 month; Occupation: Fitters Labourer – Engineering. Height: 5ft 8 ins.

Discharged: 4th January 1918; age 25 year & 9 months – Physically Unfit – Tuberculosis of the Lungs – originated September 1917 – as a result of service during the present war & military training – permanent – sanatorium treatment required. Character – good, steady, sober & good worker.

Rank: Driver; Service Number: 885589

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 7. Reserves Brigade. T.F.

Medals Awarded: Silver War Badge.


Grave Reference:

Ipswich Old Cemetery,








1901   45, Samuel Road, Ipswich.


Albert was 8 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Edgar Chittock, 42, a Cab Driver – Groom, born Mickfield, Suffolk.

Emma Chittock (nee Knights), 38, born Trimley St. Martin, Suffolk.

Frederick Edgar Chittock, 19, a Carpenter, born Trimley St. Martin.

William Charles Chittock, 16, a Grocer’s Assistant, born Ipswich.

Horace James Chittock, 13, born Ipswich.

1911   The Queen’s Head, 33, St. Matthew’s Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 18 years old, a Servant – Barman. He was 1 of 3 servants for 42 year old, Edwin Cuckow, a Licensed Victualler – employer.


In 1917, Ipswich, Albert married Florence L. Benneworth.


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