We remember Albert Edward Tooke

We remember Albert Edward Tooke

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
sibling Arthur Porter Source:8562343 1892
1894
sibling Millicent Alice Aka 'millie' Tooke Source:8562343 29th June 1894
1895
sibling Frederick William R Aka 'fred' Tooke Source:4473241 1895
1896
sibling Ada Evelyn Aka 'evelyn' Tooke Source:8562343 9th August 1896
1897
location 46 Lynn Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8562226 11th November 1897
1897
birth 46 Lynn Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom Source:4473241 Source:8562226 11th November 1897
1899
sibling Thomas Aka 'tom' Tooke Source:4473241 27th March 1899
1900
sibling Leonard Walter Aka 'len' Tooke Source:8562343 29th July 1900
1901
location 46 Lynn Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8562226 3rd March 1901
1901
dates Age 3 Source:8562341 31st March 1901
1902
sibling Doris Elizabeth Aka 'doris' Or 'dorothy' Tooke Source:8562343 13th September 1902
1905
sibling Gladys May Aka 'gladys' Tooke Source:8562343 15th May 1905
1906
sibling Jessie Ena Aka 'ena' Tooke Source:8562343 1906
1908
sibling William Harold Known As 'harold' Tooke Source:8562343 1908
1909
sibling George Ernest Known As 'ernest' Tooke Source:8562343 1909
1911
sibling Frank - No Other Name Tooke Source:8562343 12th March 1911
1911
location 10 Mount Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8562343 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Draper's errand boy Wisbech United Kingdom Source:4473241 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 13 Source:8562343 2nd April 1911
1914
sibling Stanley Edward Known As 'stan' Tooke Source:8562343 3rd May 1914
1915
appointments Qualified machine gunner with 3/1st Cambs, in UK Source:8562325 September 1915 - 17th August 1916
1915
service British Army Private 4197 Cambridgeshire Regiment 3/1st Battalion Source:8562325 September 1915 - September 1916
1915
enlistment Cambridgeshire United Kingdom Source:4473241 September 1915
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8561920 September 1916 - October 1916
1916
service British Army Private G/14886 Royal Sussex Regiment 13th Battalion Source:8562325 September 1916 - 31st December 1916
1916
hospitalisation Wounded in leg(s) Hospital/Institution Source:8561920 October 1916
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8561976 1st January 1917 - 14th December 1917
1917
service British Army Private G/14886 Royal Sussex Regiment 7th Battalion Source:8562153 1st January 1917 - 14th December 1917
1917
hospitalisation Shrapnel wounds above left eye and in arm. Hospital/Institution Source:8561976 29th July 1917
1917
hospitalisation Wound entered the back of his neck and penetrated the spine, leaving him 'so very, very helpless'. Hospital/Institution Source:8562153 21st November 1917
1917
location 10 Mount Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8562209 1917
employment Flower nursery worker R H Bath Ltd AKA The Floral Farms Wisbech United Kingdom Source:4473241
1917
death Died of wounds Albert was wounded on 21/11/1917. The wound entered the back of his neck and penetrated his spine. He died on 14/12/1917. It seems that his spinal injury had left him paralysed. 2nd Station Hospital, Abbeville France Source:7021137 Source:4473241 Source:8562153 14th December 1917
1917
dates Age 20 Source:8562153 14th December 1917
burial Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France III.F.14 Source:4473241

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Albert Edward
Initials AE
Last Name Tooke
Source 7021137
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
10 Mount Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom parents address 2nd April 1911
10 Mount Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom parents address 1917
46 Lynn Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom parents address 11th November 1897
46 Lynn Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom parents address 3rd March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 4197 Cambridgeshire Regiment 3/1st Battalion Private
British Army G/14886 Royal Sussex Regiment 13th Battalion Private
British Army G/14886 Royal Sussex Regiment 7th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Alice Aka Alice Tooke mother
William Tooke father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Arthur Porter brother 1892
Millicent Alice Aka 'millie' Tooke sister 29th June 1894
Frederick William R Aka 'fred' Tooke brother 1895
Ada Evelyn Aka 'evelyn' Tooke sister 9th August 1896
Thomas Aka 'tom' Tooke brother 27th March 1899
Leonard Walter Aka 'len' Tooke brother 29th July 1900
Doris Elizabeth Aka 'doris' Or 'dorothy' Tooke sister 13th September 1902
Gladys May Aka 'gladys' Tooke sister 15th May 1905
Jessie Ena Aka 'ena' Tooke sister 1906
William Harold Known As 'harold' Tooke brother 1908
George Ernest Known As 'ernest' Tooke brother 1909
Frank - No Other Name Tooke brother 12th March 1911
Stanley Edward Known As 'stan' Tooke brother 3rd May 1914
Religion
DateReligionSource
1917 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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The History of the Seventh (Service) Battalion the Royal Sussex regiment 1914-1919 Peter41019
The War Diary of 7 Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Peter41019
Tells where the Wisbech War Memorial is located and gives account of Albert Tooke. Peter41019
Shows details of Albert Tooke's grave, and more images of it. Peter41019
Site recording the Cambridgeshire Regiment 1914-18. Peter41019

Multimedia

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Private Albert Edward Tooke in 1916 Peter41019
Photos on p.8, Wisbech Standard of 27/10/1917 Peter41019
Report on p.8, Wisbech Standard of 27/10/1917. Peter41019
Roll of Honour, p.5 Wisbech Standard 10/8/1917. Peter41019
Photos, p.8 Wisbech Standard 10/8/1917 Peter41019
Casualty report, p.5, Wisbech Standard 10/8/1917 Peter41019
Wisbech Standard, December (probably 21st) 1917 Peter41019
Cambridge Independent Press 24/9/1915 Peter41019
Grave Registration Report Peter41019
War Graves Register Peter41019
Medal Index Card Peter41019
Register of Soldiers' Effects Peter41019
Birth Certificate: Albert Edward Tooke Peter41019
Headstone Schedule 1 of 2 Peter41019
Headstone Schedule 2 of 2 Peter41019
Grave Photograph Peter41019
Wisbech War Memorial Peter41019
Albert on Wisbech War Memorial. Peter41019
Ely Cathedral Memorial. Peter41019
Chichester Cathedral memorial. Peter41019
1901 Census Return. Peter41019
1911 Census return Peter41019

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