The information displayed here is at the time of death.
Albert lived with his widowed mother, Annie Ellen Lowes and his four siblings, Robert Telford (a marine engineer) William, (an estate agent), Mary Elizabeth Blanche Augusta, (a typist), and their aunt Mary Elizabeth Lowes. He was educated at Dame Allan’s Endowed School, Newcastle upon Tyne, then Armstrong College. He was employed as an architect before the War.
Albert died in action at Ypres on 26th April 1915 aged 26.
178 Portland Road, Newcastle On Tyne, (place of residence as entered in the 1911 Census)
Albert is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Albert is also commemorated on a plaque to former pupils of Dame Allan School, now situated in Newsom Hall, Fenham, and on the screen in Jesmond Parish Church. In the same church there is a brass plaque dedicated to him, erected by his mother.
UK Census registers, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
UK Military Service Records, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
Newcastle University Archives (Roll of Service, Armstrong College Calendars, The Northerner Student Magazine)
North East War Memorials Project
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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