1914 - Albert Hiscock WW1

Albert was the youngest son of Joseph Hiscock Agricultural Labourer and his wife Caroline nee Fishlock, Joseph was her second husband.  Albert was registered at birth has Albert Edward Hiscock in the Dec Qtr of 1890, with his birthplace given has Wilcot, Oare or Pewsey depending on which census you consult, he was baptized on the 23rd December 1894 at Wilcot.

In 1909 at the age of 18 he joined the Grenadier Guards Service No 14364 and in 1911 he was in the 3rd Battalion billeted at Wellington Barracks, London. At the outbreak of war he was attached to the 1st Battalion of the Grenadier Guards.

Albert was killed in action less than a month after arriving in Belgium on or since the engagement of the 29th October 1914, he is one of the missing and is commemorated on the Menin Gate in Ypres.  Bay 9 Stone F.

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