Private Albert Stratton

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

2 Jun 1916

War time / or Pre War occupation

Iron moulder

Service Number


Place of Birth

High Town
United Kingdom

World War I Address

52 Cobden Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

United Kingdom

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 22nd June 1916

Pte Albert Stratton, 3/10395, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, was killed in action in France on June 2nd, 1916. He was born in High Town in 1877.

The son of the late Arthur and Sarah Stratton, of Back Street, the former iron moulder had served in the Grenadier Guards for 12 years before re-enlisting with the Northants Regiment in August 1914. He returned to serve in the firing line in France for a second time in April 1916.

Albert's military record says he was buried at the side of a communication trench 1¼ miles east of Ais-Noulette, north of Arras. News of his death was sent to his aunt, Mrs Ellen Halfpenny, at 52 Cobden Street, Luton.


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Author: Deejaya

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