Albert Samuel Brunton (1899-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BRUNTON, ALBERT SAMUEL. Private. No 92202. 1st Battalion Royal Fusiliers (Posted to 1st London Regiment). Formerly No 128012 Royal Flying Corps. Born 1.10.1899. Son of Herbert Helm Brunton and Mary Brunton, 24 Fenton Square, Manchester Road, Huddersfield. Educated at Spring Grove Council School and Hillhouse School. Employed as a mechanical dentist by Mr Frost of Bradford Road, Huddersfield. Single. Killed in action, 26.8.1918, 18 years. Buried in SUMMIT TRENCH CEMETERY, CROISILLES. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row A, Grave 2.
ROH:- St. Thomas's Church, Longroyd Bridge.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Royal Fusiliers
  • died: Monday, August 26, 1918
  • age: 18 years
  • record ID: 285837