Regiment : F Battalion Tank Corps. Formerly 33055, Worcestershire Regiment.
Service number : 201227
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 22 on 20th November 1917
Buried : Commemorated on Cambrai Memorial, Loverval, France, Panel 13.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Redditch, Worcestershire
Relatives : Son of George and Harriet Shakespeare, of Archer Rd., Redditch, Worcestershire
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Also appears on : Redditch St Stephen’s Church.
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
On the 1911 census Albert Shakespeare aged 15, was living with his parents George and Harriet Shakespeare who lived at 24 Archer Road, Redditch. Albert was doing Warehouse work.
The Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger, Saturday 5th January 1918:
Other Local Casualties
Shakespeare A. (201227) Tank Corps from Redditch
Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger digitised by and courtesy of Martin Stephens: http://www.bromsgrovebmsgh.co.uk