Private Albert Haste

Ruyton Remembers

Private Albert Haste (19336)
1st Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry

Born 1896 in Bradford, Yorkshire

Killed in Action 18th October 1916 age 20
Killed in the casual shelling which went on day by day at that time when the Battalion engaged in the Battle of Transloy Ridge as part of the late Somme operations
The Battalion was not in action that day and had moved back into reserve trenches near Ginchy
His body was never found
Remembered at Guard’s Cemetery, Lesboeufs, France