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Albert Alexander John Lauder, MM

Rank: Pioneer [Corporal]
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael and Ballymacormack
Alternative Address: Meltonmowbrey, Leicester; Tennyson Road, Portswood, Southampton, England (parents' address)
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: 8th Signal Company, Royal Engineers [12th Service Battalion, Rifle Brigade]
Regiment Number: 222129 [S2543]
Date of Death: 31-07-1917
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium

Albert Lauder was born in Meltonmowbrey, Leicester. He worked in Telegraph Section of Longford Post Office. He enlisted in Longford on 8 Sept. 1914 and was initially posted to the 12th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. He was on active service from 21 July 1915 to 5 October 1916. He was transferred to the Royal Engineers in December 1916 while in England. Lauder was awarded the Military Medal in 1917. He was back on active service on the Western Front from 17 June 1917. His death was reported in The Longford Leader, 29 Sept. 1917.  

Parents Names: Lawrence Alexander and Clare Elizabeth Lauder, Tennyson Road, Portswood, Southampton

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