Name: Private Albert Stroud 201022
Date of Birth: February 1888
51, Emerald Street Leicester
Occupation before the war: Gas Fitter for the Corporation
Date Died: 8.10.1918
Place of Death:
Place of Burial/Memorial: Vis-en-artois Mem., France
Cause of death: Killed in action
British War Medal
Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)
- Enlisted 17.3.1915 at The Magazine Leicester
- Height 5’7” and weighed 134lbs
- Previous unit 2/ 4thBattalion Leicestershire no 4148
- He was twice promoted to Lance Corporal and both times Albert requested to revert to a private.
- Wounded at duty on 26.9.1917
- Granted leave from 13.6.18 to 27.6.18
- Married Annie Hunter in 1909. When he was killed, Annie was living at her family home 1, Ethel Terrace, Northumberland Street, Leicester.
- Son Ernest born 19.10. 1910.
- The memorial bears the names of over 9,000 men who fell in the period from 8 August 1918 to the date of the Armistice in the Advance to Victory in Picardy and Artois, between the Somme and Loos, and who have no known grave.