Albert Tyler

Name

Albert Tyler

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

16/03/1917
37

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
13633
Bedfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY
H. 30.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

All Saints Church, Datchworth
Roll of Honour, All Saints Church, Datchworth
Not on the Stevenage memorials
Not currently aware of any Burnham Green memorials

Pre War

Albert was born 8th February 1881, the son of Charles and Martha (nee Mass). In 1891 his father was recorded as a railway plate layer. In 1911 he was living in Datchworth, married to Alice Mary Ewington, in 1906, and they had three children, and is described as a Builder's Labourer. They had five children in all eldest of whom was only 9 years old when he died.

Wartime Service

Albert enlisted at Welwyn into the Bedfordshire Regt. Arrived in France 1st April 1915 and so must have been a volunteer. He was killed in action, probably 'by artillery bombardment.

Additional Information

Albert’s headstone reads “In sure and certain hope of the resurrection” as requested by his wife of Datchworth Green, Stevenage. Probably related to Cecil Tyler (QV)

Acknowledgments

June Colegrove, Adrian Pitts, Pat Bird