Albert F Blades

Census Address: 14 St Leonard's Street
Place of Birth: Stamford
Date of Birth: 1898
Enlistment Address: --
Regiment: Machine Gun Corps
Service Numbers: --
Place of Death: Stamford
Date Died: 1952
St Leonard's Street, Stamford

Albert was born in Stamford in 1898. He was a year younger than his brother Charles and in 1911 he was at school.

Albert mobilised into the Machine Gun Corps in 1917. His military service records have not been found.

The ‘ UK, WW1 Service Medal and Award Rolls’ record that he gained the Victory and British Medals.

In 1929 Albert’s name appears in the British Postal Services Nomination Book as a postman in Stamford and in 1948 he is still working as a postman in Stamford.

In 1942 Albert married Elsie Crowson. Elsie died in Stamford in 1952 and Albert died in Stamford in June 1977.