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Albert Codling

Private Albert Codling (1608)
1st/4th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Died 13th May 1915

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Albert Codling

Date of birth:

Place of Birth:
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Jan – Mar 1893

Place of Birth Registration:
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England


A marriage for Albert has not been found.


Father’s Name:
John Codling

Father’s DOB:

Father’s Place of Birth:
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:
Railway Porter

Mother’s Name:
Mary Elizabeth Cobb

Mother’s DOB:

Mothers POB:
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
1892 Lincoln District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
Albert Codling, 1893, Lincoln
Gertrude Mary Codling, 1894, Lincoln
Ernest Codling, 1896, Lincoln
John William Codling, 1906, Lincoln
Doris May Codling, 1910, Lincoln
Plus 3 more which names are unknown taken from the 1911 census

1901 Census:
Albert is living with his parents at 37 Queen Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

1911 Census:
Albert is living with his parents at 1 Noam Cottages, Gray Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 18 and he is listed as a Cattle cake maker (cake mills).

Relatives in services:
Albert’s brother Ernest also fought and were killed in WW1 and can be found on our page dedicated to the Bourne Memorial.

Newspaper Mentions

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that Private Albert Codling, 1608, 1st/4th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was killed in action on 13th May 1915 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medal Card Index:
Ernest’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal
The 15 Star

UK:Bourne, Bourne War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In memory of Private A Codling, 1608, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 13 May 1915
son of Mr J Codling of 3 Woodview, Bourne, lincs
Remembered with honour, Lindenhoek Chalet Military  Cemetery.

More information:

Military Service Timeline: