Southgate, Albert Edward
War First World War
When Born --/--/1894
Where Born Lee, Lewisham
Residence 63 Clarendon Road, Lewisham
Where Enlisted Lambeth
Died 19/04/1918
Age 24
Where Died Namps au Val, near Amiens, France.
Cemetery Namps au Val British Cemetery
Area Lewisham
Battalion 6th Battalion (Cast-Iron Sixth)
Regiment London Regiment
Rank Rifleman
Service No. 322367
Details of Service Died of wounds: the Battalion suffered nearly 50% casualties from gas shelling two days before near Villers Bretonneux, I presume Albert was passed back from this action to one of the Casualty Clearing Stations based at Namps during the German Army's Michael Offensive.
Local Memorial
Non Lewisham Memorials
Family Details Husband of Alice M. Southgate (nee Durtnall). Son of William and Emily E. Southgate of 15 Church Street, Lee, Lewisham. He had four siblings: his brother Arthur Henry Southgate (b. 1891) was my maternal grandfather.
Served/Died Died
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Contributed By Andrew Heron

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