Born: 1885, Ipswich.

Died: 9th April 1916; age 30; Died of Wounds at No. 19 Casualty Clearing Station.

Residence: 17, Bishops Hill, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Date of Entry Therein: 20th December 1914 – France.


Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 1227

Regiment: The Rifle Brigade, 9th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 1,




Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Florence A. M. Huzinga, of 17, Bishops Hill, Ipswich.




1891   26, Foundation Street, Ipswich


Albert was 5 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Albert Alje Huzinga, a Wine Merchant, born Holland.

Esther Mary Huzinga (nee Chaplin), 34, born Ipswich.

Francis Joseph H. Huzinga, 2, born Ipswich.


1901   9, Tooley’s Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 15 years old, a Compositor – Print. He was living with his parents & brother.

Albert, 43, a Cellarman – Wines & Spirits.

Esther, 44.

Francis, 12.


1911   Egypt


Albert was 25 years old, a Soldier ranked Rifleman in the 4th Battalion of The Rifle Brigade.


Albert’s father Albert Huzinga died 1910, Ipswich.


In 1915, Ipswich, Albert married Florence Annie Mabel Hawkins, born November 1880, Ipswich.

They had 1 son:

Albert William Charles Huzinga, April 1916, Ipswich.


Albert became step father to Florence’s son Edward Ashford Hawkins, born September 1907, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Florence A.M. Huzinga – widow.


Albert is also remembered on the war memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Ipswich.


 The Rifle Brigade, 9th Battalion:


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