Adey, Albert

Poppy on a wooden cross

Age: 38
Date of birth: c1880

Parents: Josiah and Sarah A Adey
Wife: Mary Clare Adey
Address: 8 Garden Row, Emscote


There is some confusion over this person. The CWGC records give his age at death as 38, however the shrine slip completed on behalf of his wife, states that he was 26:

The CWGC gives his wife’s address as ‘Beaumaris’, Upland Road, Sutton, Surrey.
The Albert Adey recorded by the CWGC is also commemorated at Deddington in Oxfordshire:

Military Service

Rank & Number: Lance Corporal, 8718
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Brigade/Division: 5th Brigade, 2nd Division
Date of death: Wednesday, May 01, 1918
Cause of death/Battle: Killed in action
Commemorated/Buried: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Pas de Calais
Awards: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at:

Albert enlisted on 29th November 1914.



  • Unlocking Warwick Research Group
  • Shrine Application Slip courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office

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