Private Albert Stroud 201022

Soldier Factfile

Name:  Private Albert Stroud 201022

Date of Birth:  February 1888


51, Emerald Street Leicester

Parents Names: 


Mary Ann

Occupation before the war:  Gas Fitter for the Corporation

Siblings Names:

William b.1885

Ernest b.1886

Archibald b.1890

Sydney b.1893

Date Died:   8.10.1918

Age:  30

Place of Death:   

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Vis-en-artois Mem., France

Cause of death:   Killed in action



Leicester Regiment


British War Medal

Victory 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.