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Place of Birth: Fulwood, Lancashire
Service No: 39687
Regiment / Corps / Service: East Lancashire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 'D' Coy 9th (Service) Battalion
Division: 22nd Division
Date of Death: 1919-07-21
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: F. R.C. 195.
CWGC Cemetery: ILKLEY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
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.]
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.)
Albert Deacey served in France and Salonica with the Army Service Corps. He transfarred 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.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Dvr Albert Deacey, T/30408, H.Q. Coy., 5th Divisional Train, Army Service Corps & Pte 39687, East Lancashire Regiment. Qualifying date [for 1914 Star]: 16 August 1914. [Albert received the Silver War Badge.]
Data Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Lancashire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 22nd Division
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