Albert Sidney Escott

Rank 
Rifleman
Regiment 
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Date of death 
15 June 1917
Age of death 
28
Address 
15 Voluntary Place
Wanstead
E11 2RP
Address source 
1911 Census
Local memorial 
Cemetery / Memorial 
Belgium
Biography 

Albert Sidney Escott was born in 1889 to Albert and Alice Escott. The eldest of four children, Albert and his family lived at 15 Voluntary Place, Wanstead. In 1911, Albert was still living at the family home and working as a photographer. He enlisted with the army at Woodford, and joined the 21st Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. He was sent to France where he was killed in action on 15th June 1917. His name is recorded on the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium.

Research by Redbridge Museum

Sources:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Ancestry.com