We remember Albert Edward Rackstraw

We remember Albert Edward Rackstraw

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1883
birth Saunderton, Buckinghamshire United Kingdom Source:5522185 10th January 1883
1884
sibling Thomas William Rackstraw Source:6161739 5th September 1884
1886
sibling Charles Henry Rackstraw Source:6161722 1st September 1886
1901
dates Age 18 Source:6153926 27th April 1901
1901
enlistment Portsmouth United Kingdom Source:6153926 27th April 1901
1912
dates Age 29 Source:6160750 25th March 1912
1912
marriage Minnie Holland Source:6161784 25th March 1912
1913
children Kathleen May Rackstraw Source:6160752 24th April 1913
1913
dates Age 30 Source:5523222 1913
1916
children John Stephen Rackstraw Source:6162780 14th August 1916
1918
discharge Source:6161777 17th December 1918
1918
service British Army Acting C.Q.M.S. 6817 3rd Battn. Oxf. & Bucks. Lt. Infy. Source:6161777 17th December 1918
service British Army Acting Company Quartermaster Serjeant 6817 Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Source:3637192
service British Army Serjeant 6817 Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Source:3637192
1954
death Died of wounds Shrapnel in head and lungs; gassed by his own side. Kidlington, Oxfordshire United Kingdom Source:6152230 9th February 1954
burial St. Mary The Virgin Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Kidlington, Oxfordshire United Kingdom Source:6162408

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Albert Edward
Initials AE
Last Name Rackstraw
Source 5522185
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6817 Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Acting Company Quartermaster Serjeant
British Army 6817 Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Serjeant
British Army 6817 3rd Battn. Oxf. & Bucks. Lt. Infy. Acting C.Q.M.S.
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kathleen May Rackstraw daughter 24th April 1913
John Stephen Rackstraw son 14th August 1916
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Smith mother
Amos Rackstraw father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles Henry Rackstraw brother 1st September 1886
Thomas William Rackstraw brother 5th September 1884
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Minnie Holland wife 25th March 1912
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Hazel Light brown
DateHeightSource
1918-12-17 5'4"

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Birth certificate for Albert Edward Rackstraw Patricia2752
Albert Edward Rackstraw Patricia2752
Albert E. Rackstraw medal file from WWI and prior Patricia2752
Death certificate for Albert Edward Rackstraw Patricia2752
Workhouse baptisms - Charles Henry Rackstraw Patricia2752
P. 15, Workhouse Baptisms, Albert Edward Rackstraw Patricia2752
My Granddad & foster brother Herbert (Bert) Winne Patricia2752
Soldiers Institute, Longmore Camp 1904 Patricia2752
Mounted Infantry Certificate, Bugler A. Rackstraw Patricia2752
My granddad enlisted in Portsmouth on 27 Apr 1901 Patricia2752
In Sullington Camp, 1905 Patricia2752
Postcard from Tidworth Camp in Andover Patricia2752
Postcard sent from Tidworth Park on 25 May 1906. Patricia2752
Albert Edward Rackstraw and Herbert Winne Patricia2752
52nd Lt. Inty. entering Tidworth Park 23 June 1907 Patricia2752
52nd Lt. Inty. entering Tidworth Park, 23 Jun 1907 Patricia2752
Granddad was a boxer at Tidworth Camp Patricia2752
Lance Corporal Becket vs. Lance Corporal Rackstraw Patricia2752
Candahar Barracks, Tidworth - 21 January 1907 Patricia2752
Granddad standing at right of red cross memorial. Patricia2752
Marriage of A. E. Rackstraw & Minnie Holland Patricia2752
Albert & Minnie Rackstraw w/daughter Kathleen May Patricia2752
Oxfordshire Light Infantry Buglers 2nd Battn Patricia2752
A Christmas card from the Battle Front Patricia2752
"A Christmas Wish" from Albert Patricia2752
The Allies Pocket Case Patricia2752
Birth certificate of Charles Henry Rackstraw Patricia2752
Birth certificate of Thomas William Rackstraw. Patricia2752
Discharge, Acting C.Q.M.S. Albert Rackstraw #6817 Patricia2752
Minnie Holland's date of birth. Patricia2752
Regimental obituary for C.Q.M.S. Albert Rackstraw Patricia2752
In memory of Albert Edward & Minnie Rackstraw Patricia2752
Brig training 1918 Patricia2752
Close-up of Albert Rackstraw in Brig training 1918 Patricia2752
John Stephen, son of Albert & Minnie Rackstraw. Patricia2752

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