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Beeston Nottingham
He was the son of William and Julia Tebbutt of 9, Derby Street, Beeston, Nottingham and the brother of Frederick, George, Louisa, Mabel and William Tebbutt.
He was employed as a foundry moulder in 1911 and an iron miller upon enlistment in 1914.
20 Aug 1917
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Beeston Nottingham
Lance Sergeant
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Tebbutt was one of twenty seven Beeston Lads’ Club old boys which, led by Stephen Hetley Pearson, marched from the club to a Recruitment Centre in Nottingham. More were to follow over the following four years and forty two were killed including Pearson himself, killed while leading his men, as a Second Lieutenant with the Grenadier Guards, at the Battle of Cambrai. Albert Tebbutt enlisted on 31 August 1914 aged 19 years and 187 days. On 5 September 1914 he was posted to 9th Battalion. On 21 August 1915 he received a gunshot wound to his right hand and was sent to 14th Casualty Clearing Station on 'C' beach. On 14 November 1915 discharged from hospital on Imbros as 'A' fit. He served in Egypt with the battalion before moving to France in late June 1916. On 21 September 1916 whilst the battalion where in Constance trench, Thiepval, Somme, he received gunshot wounds to the leg and back and sent to 11 Casualty Clearing Station, then to 36 General Hospital Boulogne. He was fit again on 27 October 1916 and returned to the battalion. He was given leave in January 1917. On 20 August 1917 the battalion were moving out of the front line near Peolcappelle Ypres to rest when Albert was hit by a stray bullet as he passed battalion HQ at Machine Gun House and killed. He was buried nearby but his grave was lost. He is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 99 to 102
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    Albert Tebbutt's name on the Tyne Cot Memorial - Photo by Frederick Sohier