1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Albert Francis Pow

Contributed by: John Turner, on 2008-11-08

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Rank
First Name Albert Francis
Surname Pow
Year of Birth 1887
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Somerset Light Infantry
Place of Wartime Residence Bridgwater, Somerset

Albert Francis's Story

Son of Albert and Annie Pow (nee Oram) of Withy Mills Farm, Paulton, Somerset; husband of Leonora Pow of Bridgewater. He was Manager of the Singer Sewing Machine shop in Barnstaple, Devon, before joining the Somerset Light Infantry as a Private. Was invalided back to the UK from the Battle of the Somme in 1916 and died after several months in hospital. He is now buried with his wife in a military grave in Wembdon Road Cemetery, Bridgwater.

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