Mole, Albert Edward

Mole, Albert Edward

 

 

Military History:

 

Regiment:
Grenadier Guards

Rank:
Private

Service Number:
26690

Date of Enlisting:
20.10.1916

Date of death:
3.12.1917

 

Cemetery/ Memorial:
Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

UK Cemetery/Memorial:
St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour
Ashwell Village War Memorial

 

 

Albert enlisted at Hitchin on 20th October 1916 with the Grenadier Guards, 1st Battalion, regimental number 26690, and following his training at Caterham was posted to France in February 1917. He served in the Western European Theatre of War, France and Flanders and was killed in action on 3rd December 1917.

Albert was awarded the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.

He is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France, St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour and the Ashwell War Memorial.

 

Family History:

 

Date of Birth:
1st quarter 1898

Birth Place:
Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:
Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Marriage:
Single

 

Albert was born in Ashwell in the first quarter of 1898, the second son of Edward and Kate (nee Farr) Mole of Ashwell End, Ashwell, Hertfordshire.  He was a pupil of the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell and before enlisting was employed by William Pack in Ashwell.

 

 

Commentary:

 

Name:Albert Edward Mole
Birth Place:Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Residence:Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Death Date:3.12.1917
Enlistment Place:Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Rank:Private
Regiment:Grenadier Guards
Battalion:1st Battalion, 3 Guards Brigade
Regimental Number:     26690
Type of Casualty:Killed in Action
Theatre of War:Western Europe, France and Flanders

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