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Albert Edward Courtney (1886 - 1918)

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Albert Edward Courtney aka Paice
Born in Meonstoke, Harts, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Syriamap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Aug 2013 | Last significant change: 27 Jan 2018
09:11: EditBot WikiTree edited the Biography for Albert Courtney. (Changing: United Kingdom to Sticker) [Thank EditBot for this]
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Categories: Meonstoke, Hampshire | Bournemouth, Hampshire | Syria (الجمهورية العربية السورية) | Died in Military Service, World War I.

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Albert Courtney was born in England.


It is believed Albert Edward COURTNEY [1]is the son of Edith Paice, known as Edith Courtney, who was unmarried at the time of his birth in 1886. The birth was registered in Meonstoke as Albert Edward PAICE, no father listed.[2]

Albert Courtenay is listed as the grandson of Abigail Courtney (nee Paice) in both the 1891,1901[3] census records at 1 Madiera Vale, Bournemouth. However, in the 1911 census whilst still living at the same residence Albert is now listed as Abigail's nephew.

His occupation in 1901 is illegible in the census records - Ticket ???. [3] By 1911 he is working as a milk carrier, occupation listed as retail dairyman.

Albert died on 12 Oct 1918 in Syria. He had enlisted as a driver in Royal Horse Artillery 20th Hants Bde, during World War 1. Aged 32. The Damascus War cemetery records indicates he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Courtney. Born at Meonstoke, Hants.[4]


  1. Thank you to Veronica Williams for creating WikiTree profile Courtney-410 through the import of PAICE_2013-08-13_2013-08-27.ged on Aug 28, 2013.
  2. BDM - Certificates, PAICE Albert Edward Birth - GRO 226/1886.
  3. 3.0 3.1 1901 England Census (Provo, UT, USA, The Generations Network, Inc., 2005),, COURTNEY Abigail. Database online.
  4. National Army Museum; Chelsea, London, England; Soldiers' Effects Records, 1901-60; NAM Accession Number: 1991-02-333; Record Number Ranges: 811001-812500; Reference: 492
  • 1911 England Census (Provo, UT, USA, Operations, Inc., 2011),, Database online.
  • 1901 England Census (Provo, UT, USA, The Generations Network, Inc., 2005),, COURTNEY Abigail. Database online.
  • 1891 England Census (Provo, UT, USA, The Generations Network, Inc., 2005),, Class: RG12; Piece: 903; Folio: 146; Page: 9; GSU roll: 6096013.

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