Albert Edward Stickland

Surname: Stickland
Other names: Albert Edward
Other people in this story:
John Stickland
Mary Anne Stickland (nee Laver)
Ethel May Sheldrick
Charles Laver Stickland
Locations in this story:
Bishops Caundle, Dorset
East Knoyle, Wiltshire
Oborne, Sherborne, Dorset
France & Flanders
Sherborne, Dorset

Albert Edward Stickland was born in Bishops Caundle, Dorset, on 30 Mar 1885 and baptised there on 10 May 1885 the son of John Stickland and Mary Anne Stickland (nee Laver). He lived his early life in Brown Street, Bishops Caundle and later at Summerleaze, East Knoyle, Wiltshire.   By 1911 the family had moved to Oborne, Sherborne, Dorset.  Albert had enlisted on 18 Nov 1915 with the Scots Guards as a Guardsman (Service No. 14801).  He had joined the 1st Battalion in France and Flanders where, on 23 Aug 1918, he had received shell wounds to his right leg and shoulder as well as gas poisoning.  He was repatriated to the UK on 23 Sep 1918 and finally discharged on 11 Feb 1919.   He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.  His marriage to Ethel May Sheldrick was registered in Sherborne, Dorset, during 1926.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 3 Simon Road, Sherborne, Dorset, working as a General Labourer in a Glove Factory.  He died on 14 Jun 1947 and was buried in Sherborne on 18 Jun 1947.   His brother, Charles Laver Stickland, also served during the conflict.


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