Albon, Frank Bryant
Albon, Frank Bryant MM
Machine Gun Corps
Date of Enlisting:
19 June 1916
Date of death:
St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour
Frank enlisted with the Machine Gun Corps in June 1916. He fought in the Western European Theatre of War, France and Flanders and was awarded the Military Medal for gallantry and devotion to duty under fire. He was also awarded the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.
Frank survived the war and returned to Hertfordshire.
He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.
Date of Birth:
Second quarter 1886
Frank was born in 1886, the only son of Joseph and Mary (nee Bryant), a brewery labourer and a laundress of Ashwell. The 1911 census shows Frank, a grocer’s assistant, living with his parents in Kingsland Terrace, Ashwell.
He was a pupil of the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell.
Frank married Ethel R Burton in 1922 and they had one son, Neville John, born in Ashwell 1925.
He died in 1968.
|Name:||Frank Bryant Albon MM|
|Birth Place:||Ashwell, Hertfordshire|
|Death Date:||June 1966|
|Enlistment Place:||Not known|
|Regiment:||Machine Gun Corps|
|Battalion:||No 3 Section, 137th Battalion|
|Type of Casualty:||Survived|
|Theatre of War:||Western Europe, France and Flanders|