Information from family member Peter J. Davies and the Commonwealth War Graves Website

In Memory of

Albert Ellender

(Standing - Photo taken in India about 1909)

 Rank: Gunner
Service No: 25458
Date of Death: 02/07/1916
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery 104th Heavy Bty.
Grave Reference: XIV. G. 9.Cemetery BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY

Additional Information:

Son of John & Ellen Ellender, Oast Cottages, Ottinge, Elham, Canterbury.

 Albert was born in Lyminge in 1889. When he left school he worked at Wick Farm, Elham. In 1907 he joined the Royal Garrison Artillery as a gunner and went to India. In January 1915 he went to Mesopotamia for the campaign against the Turks. He died of desease at Kut in July 1916. It is not clear if he was taken POW at the seige.