Triggs, Albert James

Dates:

War Service:
Rifleman R/4239 ALBERT JAMES TRIGGS of 13th battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps died of tuberculosis on 11 June 1917, aged 20. He enlisted on 12 September 1914, he went to France on 30 July 1915 but in July 1916 was taken ill. After a spell in hospital in Rouen he returned to England on 4 August 1916. He was discharged as unfit for service on 25 August 1916.

He is buried in Brockley cemetery where his name appears on the Screen Wall Memorial bearing the names of those whose graves are not marked by headstones.

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the war memorial at the church of St Catharine, Hatcham.

Details:
He was the son of Ernest and Emma Triggs of 2, Walsham Rd., Dennett's Rd., New Cross. When he enlisted he gave his occupation as porter.

Source:
Service record

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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