Albert Whitehurst


Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) G/49302 4th Battalion

Photo Brenda Wallis Smith

Photograph og Albert Whitehurst

His Medal Card shows he was awarded the Victory and British War medals.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Initials A
Nationality United Kingdom
Rank Private
Regiment/Service Royal Fusiliers
Unit "Z" Coy. 4th Bn.
Date of Death 28/03/1918
Age 29
Service Number G/49302
Additional information Son of Joseph and Annie Whitehurst, of Alderwasley, Matlock; husband of Lilian Whitehurst, of Brailsford, Derby. Twice previously wounded.
Casualty type Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference Bay 3

WW1 War Graves Certificate for Albert Whitehurst



1901: Alderwasley

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Joseph Whitehurst Head 51 Gamekeeper Dilland, Staffs
Ann   wife 51   Carsington
Joseph   son 26 Bricklayers labourer Hulland
Ernest   son 19 Frame minder at hosiery works Crich
Albert   son 14   Crich
Henrietta   daughter 11   Crich

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1911: Leicester

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Ann Whitehurst Head (wdw) 61   Carsington
Albert   son 24 Gamekeeper Crich Carr
Henrietta   daughter 21   Crich Carr

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Albert Whitehurst married Lilian DAVIES in Q3 of 1913 in the Atherstone Registration District.

Photograph of Albert Whitehurst's family

Whitehurst family at Alderwasley

Left to right standing: Florence, Ernest, Rose, Joseph, Henrietta (Etta) and Albert

Front: Joseph and Ann

From: "A Pennine Childhood" by Brenda Wallis Smith (ISBN 1484195671) - with permission