Albert Edward Haynes

Name

Albert Edward Haynes

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

28/06/1916
29

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Serjeant
3/8156
Bedfordshire Regiment
7th Bn., attached Trench Mortar Battery

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

CARNOY MILITARY CEMETERY
Sp. Mem. 3.
France

UK Memorials

Little Berkhamsted War Memorial

Pre War

Albert was born in Little Berkhamsted about 1886 into the large family of Tandrew (a carpenter) and Alice. In 1911 Albert was a house painter living on his own in Little Berkhamsted.

Wartime Service

Albert enlisted at Hertford and his service number indicates this was initially into the 3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion and probably in August or September 1914. He landed in France on 26th July 1915 and was killed in action on 27th June 1916 in the trenches at Carnoy during the preparation for the opening attack of the Battle of the Somme.

Additional Information

Son of Andrew and Alice Haynes, of Little Berkhamstead, Hertford.

Acknowledgments

Martin Cope, Jim Maynard