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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, 46th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was killed in action on 16th October 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 C 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: