Private Albert Harris

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

25 Apr 1917


Diamond Foundry, Dallow Road

Service Number


Place of Birth

Slip End
United Kingdom

World War I Address

94 Newcombe Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Chili Trench Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 7th June 1917
Pte Albert Harris


Pte Albert Harris, 13240, 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action in the Battle of Arras on April 25th, 1917. He was aged 32.

The news was broken to his twice-married mother Esther Rolt at her home in Summer Street, Slip End by Second Lieut G. Peel, of the Beds Regiment. Albert joined the Bedfords at the outbreak of war and had one period of home leave after spending about a year in the trenches.

Prior to the war he had worked at the Diamond Foundry in Dallow Road, Luton, while living with his sister, Rose (Mrs Waller), at 94 Newcombe Road, Luton.

He is commemorated on both the Luton Roll of Honour and Slip End/Woodside War Memorial in St Andrew's Church, Woodside.


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Pte Albert Harris

Author: Deejaya

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