Able Seaman Albert Stevens R/4879

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Name:  Able Seaman Albert Stevens R/4879

Date of Birth:  17.9.1886

Address:   Hollow Road and later 17, Highfield Street

Parents Names: 

John (Platelayer)


Occupation before the war:   Carter for a builders

Siblings Names:

Joseph b.1878  |  Francis Thomas b.1889  |  Sarah b.1880  |  Morris b. 1889?  |  Frederick b.1883  |  Annie (Florence) b.1885

Date Died:   17.12. 1917

Age:  31

Place of Death:   France

Place of Burial/Memorial:  

Vii G 9, Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-plouich

Cause of death:   Killed in action


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Hawke Battalion



Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • Married Annie Rebecca Rushin in 1914
  • Albert enlisted, in Leicester, on the 10th July 1917 and embarked to join the British Expeditionary Force in France on the 5th November 1917, joining his unit, the Hawke Battalion on the 24th November 1917 and serving with this unit until he was killed in action on the 17th December 1917. He fought for just 23 days before he died.
  • His brother in law, Samuel Rushin, died 17.7.1916 at The Somme