Albert Bainbridge (1873–1927)

Private

Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
25155
15th Battalion
Labour Corps 403907  

Biography
Born at Chesterfield, Albert moved to Crich as a child, later working as a limestone quarryman. Marrying in 1906, he had two daughters and two sons. Enlisting in April 1915, he was posted to the 15th Foresters: a ‘bantam’ battalion which landed in France in Feb 1916. He arrived home on leave in Oct 1918 after nearly four years’ service. Albert Bainbridge married Emily BROOKS in the first quarter of 1906. His wife and children later relocated to the Ilkeston area.

Notes [courtesy Steve Morse]
Albert, (Reg No 25155) 15th Battalion, enlisted April 1915. The 15th were a Bantam battalion and landed in France on 1 Feb 1916.

Medal Index Card
Albert was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.

Newspaper Report

Derbyshire Courier; 5 October 1918
Pte. Albert Bainbridge, formerly of near the Church, has been over at Crich this week on leave from France. He has had nearly four years of service in the Army.

CENSUS INFORMATION

1881: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Silas Bainbridge Head 50 Stone labourer Turnditch
Ann Bainbridge wife 47   Chesterfield
Silas Bainbridge son 14 Stone labourer Chesterfield
Harriet Bainbridge daughter 13 Scholar Crich
Albert Bainbridge son 7 Scholar Chesterfield

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1891: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Ann Bainbridge Head (wdw) 59   Chesterfield
Silas Bainbridge son 25 Limestone quarryman Chesterfield
Albert Bainbridge son 17 Limestone quarryman Chesterfield

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1901: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Ann Bainbridge Head (wdw) 68   Chesterfield
Albert Bainbridge son 27 Limestone quarryman Chesterfield

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1911: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Albert Bainbridge Head 36 Labourer Crich
Emily Bainbridge wife 26   Crich
Minnie Bainbridge daughter 5   Crich
Albert Bainbridge son 4   Crich
Florrie Bainbridge daughter 3   Crich
Samuel Bainbridge son 2   Crich

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