Gurney, Albert John


War Service:
Private Albert John Gurney, Army Service Corps attached to the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 8 April, 1917 of wounds received at the Battle of Arras, he was 30.

He is buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetry, Saulty, V1.J. 12.

Location of Memorial:
He is most probably the A.J. Gurnsey listed on the memorial at St Michael and All Angels, Sydenham

He was the son of Alfred and Mary Ann Gurney and the husband of Ellen Gurney, 8 Kirtley Road Sydenham [*].

Before the war he was a chauffeur for Sir Norman Parsons of Laurie Park who received delivery of a new Rolls Royce Silver Ghost in 1914.

Note: [*] It is most probable that Ellen Gurney was the sister of the Quinn brothers and Albert is the "son-in-law" referred to in evidence given when her brother George Alfred Quinn appeared before the Lewisham Military Services Tribunal in November 1917.


Contributed By: Charles Baseley, his grandson.

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