|Leicestershire Regiment||58874||7th Battalion|
Photo courtesy Susan Bednall
Albert worked on the Clay Cross Company’s mineral railway at Crich. He served with the 7th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, though few other details are known of his war service. He married Hilda Lee in 1926. In 1939 it is known that he was employed as a rope runner on the mineral railway. Prior to his death in 1986, he was one of the last surviving Crich Parish war veterans.
Medal Index Card
Albert Stocks, Private, Leicestershire Regiment awarded British War and Victory medals
Derbyshire Courier 17 May 1919
Pte Albert Stocks, of Crich Cross, arrived home last weekend having received his leave.
Albert Stock's brother Fred Stocks is also on the Roll of Honour.
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1911: Crich Cross
|Fred||Stocks||son||29||Limestone quarry labourer||Crich|
|Harry||Stocks||son||24||Limestone quarry labourer||Crich|
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1939 Register: New Road
Albert Stocks b.3 February 1899; lace roperunner heavy work
Hilda Stocks b.6 March 1900
Norma L Woods (Stocks) b.6 October 1926; school
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