Albert William Frederick Annis (1897-1918)

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:

ANNIS, ALBERT WILLIAM FREDERICK (BERT). Able Seaman. No SS/7020. Royal Navy, serving on board HMS Vehement. Born 21st July, 1897. Son of Mr and Mrs Albert Annis of Finchley, London. From the age of 13 years lived with Mrs John Sykes, 5 Victoria Terrace, Golcar. Before joining the Navy, in 1916, was employed as a piecer at Messrs John Lockwood and Sons Limited, Milnsbridge. Attended St. John's Church and Sunday School, Golcar and was a member of the Golcar Conservative Club. Drowned at sea, the destroyer he was serving on being sunk by an enemy mine, on 2.8.1918, aged 21 years. Commemorated on the PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Royal Navy
  • died: Friday, August 2, 1918
  • age: 21 years
  • record ID: 3045718