Friends of Hastings Cemetery
Albert Charles was the son of Albert E. and Georgina A. Todd, of 43, White Rock, Hastings.
The memorial at Notre-
One of the men missing from the Notre-
Albert, who died in the Pas-
In 1901 he is two years of age, and living with his parents at the Wellington Public House, 43 White Rock, Hastings. His father, Albert E, had been the Landlord since 1891. Albert’s story is fairly typical. At the outbreak of war the he lied about his age and was signed up. By June 1916 and now 18 years old, he found himself in northern France serving with the 12th Battalion (The Rangers) of the London Regiment.
Their objective on the first day of the Battle of the Somme – July 1, 1916 – was Gommecourt, a heavily fortified German-
It was a diversionary attack designed to keep pressure off the main assault to the south. But it was a colossal blood-
The Rangers Battalion of the London Regiment lost two-
Albert Charles Todd
Remembered with Honour Thiepval Memorial In Memory of Rifleman 471525, 1st/12th Bn., London Regiment (The Rangers) who died on 01 July 1916 Age 18 Son of Albert E. and Georgina A. Todd, of 43, White Rock, Hastings.
© Todd Family Archives
In Loving Memory of Albert Edward Todd
Who died 21st March 1919 age 63
There is a link death cannot sever
Loved and remembered remain for ever
Also of Georgina Ann Todd who died 16/2/1938 RIP
In Loving Memory of Albert Charles Todd reported missing in France July 1916
Service No: 471525
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (The Rangers)
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 9 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL