Nudds, Albert Victor


War Service:
Lance Corporal Albert Victor Nudds, 1st Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), died of wounds on the 31st July 1916, aged 21. He enlisted in 1914 at Woolwich and arrived in France on the 7th December the same year. At the time of his death, the 1st Btn RWK was involved in heavy fighting at High Wood during the Battle of The Somme.

On the 29th September 1916 The Kentish Mercury published his photograph with the heading “ Catford Man Killed – Lance-Corporal Albert Victor Nudds, Royal west Kent Regiment, eldest son of Mrs. L Nudds, of 58 Sandhurst-road, Catford, who died of a severe gun-shot wound on July 31st, was an old scholar of Hollydale-road School, Nunhead, aged 21. A brother is at the front”. The brother referred to in the article was Walter
He is buried and remembered in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorials at St Andrew's Church, Catford.

He was the son of Henry and Lydia Nudds of 58 Sandhurst Road, Catford. His brother Walter also died.


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