Albert Davis
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Albert Davis name appears on the Tytherington War Memorial, killed in action in France on 22nd April 1917 fighting with the 12th Gloucestershire Regiment.  The census of 1911 shows him living with his father Thomas, an engine driver in the local stone quarry, and mother Emily.  Emily contributed 2s 6d to the Tytherington War Memorial Fund.  They had ten children aged between 16 and 1 years old.  Albert was 13, the fourth child and listed as a farm labourer.  An explanation of medals awarded can be found here. 


The immediate next of kin of all who died serving with the British and Empire forces in the First World War were eligible to receive the plaque and scroll. This is the plaque awarded to the Davis family. A silk 'Allies Souvenir' found with the plaque