Royal Field Artillery Cap BadgeGunner ("Gnr") is a rank equivalent to private in the British Army Royal Artillery and the artillery corps of other Commonwealth armies. The next highest rank is usually lance-bombardier, although in the Royal Canadian Artillery it is bombardier.

Gunner Albert Edward Thrussell

Albert Edward Thrussell was born in January 1898, the eldest son of William & Ellen.

In 1911 Albert was 13 years old & working as a news boy. He is living with this family at 99 Church street.

His father William 35, is working as a general labourer, his sister Maude 15, is working as a straw hat finisher & his 35 year old mother is at home looking after his 3 brothers, Fred 10, George 7 & 6 year old Ernest.

No service record can be found for Albert, but he did serve in the Royal Field Artillery.


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