Gurney, Albert John

Dates:

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

Details:
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.

Source:

Contributed By: Charles Baseley, his grandson.

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