DEAKIN Albert Ernest
Regiment : 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 21447
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 26th October 1916 aged 27
Buried : Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 5A and 6C.
Relatives : Son of Maria Deakin, 60 Moor St., Worcester, and the late Thomas Deakin; husband of Frances Mabel Deakin, 14 Tennis Walk, Worcester
Memorial : Worcester Guildhall
Also appears on : Worcester St Paul's Church
51 Moor St, Worcester
Thomas Deakin, head, age 47, Boot Maker, born Stone, Staffordshire
Maria Deakin, wife, age 46, born Pershore, Worcestershire, married 27 years, 15 children, 10 living, 5 deceased
Thomas James Deakin, son, age 25, Plumber, born Worcester
Albert Ernest Deakin, son, age 21, Grocers Assistant, born Worcester
Florrie Deakin, daughter, age 16, Packer, born Worcester
Doria Deakin, daughter, age 13, School, born Worcester
Agnes Louisa Deakin, daughter, age 10, School, born Worcester
Phoebe Deakin, daughter, age 8, School, born Worcester
Doris G. Deakin, daughter, age 2, School, born Worcester
Great Western Railway Roll of Honour:
Albert Ernest Deakin, Porter/Goods Dept/Hockley Age 27 Lance Corporal 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, Died 26/10/1916.
Death reported in the Great Western Railway staff magazine, reference 1917/01/13.
A photograph of Lance Corporal A. Deakin can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 25th November 1916 and Saturday 3rd August 1918, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Albert Deakin has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Thiepval Memorial.