Albert Percy Good
- Hollesley, Suffolk - c. 1888
- France and Flanders - 14 July 1916
- Died of wounds
- Served in
- Rifle Brigade
- 1915 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal
Albert Percy's story
The “Gunner A Good” commemorated on the bells seems likely to be this man, Rifleman Albert Good.
The Tabernacle Messenger (the church magazine of the time) in October 1914 mentioned an A Good who had enlisted in the Royal Navy. The same A Good in the Royal Navy received a parcel for Christmas 1914. We don’t know if this was a family member.
From Barry Langridge’s research on the men of the Rifle Brigade:
Rifleman Albert Percy Good enlisted in April 1915, 12th Battalion Rifle Brigade. He entered France on 8 September 1915 and died of wounds on 14 July 1916.
From the beginning of 1916 the Battalion had been on duty in the Ypres Salient, taking its turn in the front line trenches. During this period it had sustained many casualties. It is highly likely that Rfm Good was wounded during this time and subsequently died of his wounds.
Albert’s brother, Mr W Good, lived at 80 Bridge Road, Stratford.
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