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Surname: DEACEY

Forename(s): Albert

Place of Birth: Fulwood, Lancashire

Service No: 39687

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: East Lancashire Regiment

Battalion / Unit: 'D' Coy 9th (Service) Battalion

Division: 22nd Division

Age: 25

Date of Death: 1919-07-21

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: F. R.C. 195.


CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

Additional Information:

Albert Deacey (born 18 June 1894) was the son of Jane Deacey (born Preston, Lancashire, c. 1871). Jane was the daughter of Margaret Deacey (born Ireland, c. 1845), who was the daughter of John Deacey. Jane married John Fay and was the step-mother of Private John Fay (1706) (q.v.) and Private Robert Fay (1748) (q.v.).

1901 Preston, Lancashire Census: 30, Peel Street - Albert Deacy, aged 6 years, born Preston, grandson of Margaret Deacy. [Also living there were Albert's mother, Jane Deacy (Margaret’s daughter); Mary and John Deacy (Margaret’s grandchildren).]

1911 Nateby Parish, Garstang, Lancashire Census: Black Lane Head Farm - Albert Deacey, aged 16 years, born Preston, Lancashire. [Albert was employed by Thomas Blackburn, Farmer.]

Albert married Margaret Kirkham in 1915. Margaret married John Hobson in 1920.

The British Army Service Record for Albert Deacey exists but may be incomplete.

The British Army Pension Record for Albert Deacey exists but may be incomplete. (In this record his next of kin is stated as his mother, Mrs Fay, 25, Hannah Street, Blackburn, Lancashire and his address on discharge: 16, Arthur Street, Barnoldswick, York.)

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Dvr Albert Deacey, T/30408, H.Q. Coy., 5th Divisional Train, A.S.C. Pte 39687, E. Lan R. Qualifying date [for 1914 Star]: 16.8.14. [Albert received the Silver War Badge.]

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Albert Deacey, T/30408, R.A.S.C.; 39687, 9th E. Lan. R.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for Albert. Name(s) on card(s): Widow: Margaret Deacey. Address: 16, Arthur Street, Barnoldswick, Yorks.

Albert served in France and Salonica with the Army Service Corps. He transferred voluntarily to 'D' Coy 9th (Service) Battalion East Lancashire Regiment in Salonica. He contracted malaria and was sent back to England in May 1918 and was discharged on the 8 January 1919.

Data Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission


Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---


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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Lancashire Regiment

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Lancashire Regiment

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 22nd Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 22nd Division

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Surname: DEACEY

Forename(s): Albert

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 39687

Rank: Private

Regiment: East Lancashire Regiment

Unit: Depot

Age: 25


Died Date: 21/07/1919

Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Jane Fay, 16, Arthur St., Barnoldswick, Yorks. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: ETERNAL REST GRANT UNTO HIM O LORD)


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