Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Corporal Albert SUTCLIFFE, MM. 28187
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Corporal Albert SUTCLIFFE, MM, 28187. 9th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment (formerly 2nd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment).
Information and photos provided by Timothy Wear (<email@example.com>).
Albert Sutcliffe's Service Record exists, and much information can be gathered
from this document.
Born Lancashire, 1882.
Enlisted in the 2nd Battalion 1916 (from the Service Record he embarked for France on 15 September 1916, and enlisted in the 2nd Battalion on 16 September 1916.).
The date of his transfer to the 9th Battalion isn't clear.
Promoted to Lance Corporal on 19 April 1917, and Corporal on 16 October 1917.
He was awarded the MM on 6 or 7 June 1917. (On 7 June 1917 the 9th Battalion were in action at Messine Ridge.)
He was wounded (GSW to leg / hip) on 5 October 1918.
Discharged 7 March 1919.
His address in the Service Record was 1 Coronation Terrace, Guisborough, and he was married to Ethel Maud. His trade was a Fried Fish Dealer.
He died in Guisborough in December 1926.
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Albert Sutcliffe is seated left, with an unknown soldier.
The badge on Albert Sutcliffe's left sleeve is thought to be that of a Lewis Gunner.
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