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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Strand Military Cemetery  , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Arnold
Albert was born in 1892, at Arnold, the son of Charles and Harriett Guy. His father Charles died soon after Alberts birth because by the 1911 census Harriet had remarried a William Wood and they stated in the census that they had been married for 14 years. Albert is shown as being 19 years of age and a coal miner and the family were living at Furlong Street, after Alberts death the family were living at 9 St Albans Road, Arnold.
He was employed as a coal miner
30 Apr 1915
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165180 - CWGC Website
12067
Private
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
His enlisted in Nottingham shortly after the outbreak of war and served with the 2nd battalion Sherwood Foresters. The battalion was billeted in Le Bizet and as a whole, were in Belgium for the first time in the campaign. Private A. Guy, it is recorded, was unfortunately killed on the morning of the 30th April 1915, when an organ fell on his head while he was sleeping in his billet.
He is buried at the Strand Military cemetery, Belgium
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Strand Military Cemetery  , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Albert Guy - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Strand Military Cemetery , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle