Ipswich Old Cemetery

Born: 20th June 1871, Plaxtol, Kent.

Baptised with his twin brother Frederick 30th July 1871, at Plaxtol. Parents: James & Elizabeth Winn.

Died: 10th October 1915; age: 44; at Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Gravesend, Kent.


Rank: Gunner Service number:68005

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 5th Battery


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Bridget Winn, of 132, Burton Street, Hillsborough, Sheffield, South Yorkshire.




1881   3, Gothic Cottages, Shorne, Kent.


Albert was 9 years old and living with his widowed mother, twin brother & siblings.

Elizabeth Winn (nee Garland), 41, a Charwoman, born Plaxtol.

Thomas Winn, 15, an Agricultural Labourer, born Plaxtol.

John Winn, 13, a Shop Boy – Grocer, born Plaxtol.

Frederick Winn, 9, born Plaxtol.

Agnes Winn, 6, born Kemsing, Kent.

Harriet Winn, 2, born Shorne.


1891   Woolwich Dockyard.


Albert was 19 years old, a Soldier ranked Driver for the Royal Artillery.

1901   6, Barrack Road, Leeds, Yorkshire.


Albert was 29 years old, a Soldier – Bombardier – Royal Field Artillery. He was married and Head of the Household.

Bridget, 29.

Albert, 6.

Kathleen, 4.

Frederick, 1.


In 1911, Albert’s wife and children were living at the Barracks, at Crondall, Hampshire.

Bridget, 36.

Kathleen, 14.

Frederick, 11.

Ethel, 9.

Christopher, 6.


Albert’s father was James Winn born May 1843, Shipbourne, Kent – died May 1879, at St. Bart’s Hospital, Rochester, Kent – an Agricultural Labourer.


Albert married Bridget Cocoran, born 1872, Shannagh, County Longford, Ireland. They had 7 children:

Albert Edward Winn, born 1894, Athlone, Ireland.

Kathleen Mary Winn, born 1896, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland.

Florence Bridget Winn, born 1897, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland – died 1900, Leeds, Yorkshire.

Frederick Thomas Winn, born 1899, Leeds, Yorkshire.

Ethel Mary Winn, born 1901, Leeds, Yorkshire – died 1901, Leeds, Yorkshire.

Christopher John Winn, born December 1904, Kildare, County Kildare, Ireland.

Norah Eileen Winn, born 1912, Ewshott Camp, Odiham, Hampshire.


Probate to Bridget Winn – widow.


Soldiers’ Effects to Bridget Winn – widow.


Photograph courtesy of John.


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