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Private Albert Mead

15869 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards

Son of Mr John & Mrs Eliza Mead

Aged 20 years

Died 25th September 1916

Commemorated at London Cemetery & Extension, Longueval, Somme, France
Grave 4. A.1.

Born at Rushden, enlisted at Northampton.
Brother of Fred Mead.
The Rushden Echo Friday 27 October 1916, transcribed by Nicky Bates

Rushden Soldier Killed - His Parents' Second Bereavement

Mr and Mrs Mead, of 41, Pemberton-street, Rushden, have received official news last Saturday of the death of a soldier son at the front. This, we regret to say, is the second son they have lost in war.

A week previous to the receipt of the official news Mr and Mrs Mead had, we understood heard from unofficial sources that their son was wounded, and the information given led them to believe the worst.

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