Those Who Fell on Ebbesbourne Wake Memorial

Albert Frank Weeks

Surname: Weeks
Other names: Albert Frank
Other people in this story:
Frank Weeks
Fanny Weeks nee Compton
Locations in this story:
Broad Chalke, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuille, Somme, France
Pound Street, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire
Wilton, Wiltshire

Albert Frank Weeks was born in 1897 in Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, and baptised there on 5th September, 1897. He was the son of Frank Weeks, a Shepherd, and Fanny Weeks (Compton). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Shepherd and living at Pound Street, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire. He enlisted in Wilton, Wiltshire, as a Private and joined the 1st Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 10710) and served in France & Flanders. He was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 7th July 1916 and was buried at Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuille, Somme, France (grave id. V.K.6). He is remembered on the Ebbesbourne Wake War Memorial.

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Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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