Albert Ceilliams

Village memories: Loudwater cottage
(picture from SWOP website)

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Private 9963 2nd Battalion, Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry
Killed in action on 16th May 1915 aged 19
Remembered with Honour at Le Toret Memorial, France
Panel reference 26
Surname also referred to as Ceillams.

Albert was born in Slough in 1897 to Thomas William and Mary Ann and baptised on 21st March 1897 at Langley Marish. His parents lived at Wellets Lane, Denham, and his father's occupation at that time was listed as a brickfield labourer. He had a brother Edward.
Albert enlisted in High Wycombe and was attached to the 2nd battalion. Private Ceilliams was killed in action on 16th May 1915 at Flanders. His place of residence at time of death had changed to Knightsbridge.
Albert is remembered with honour on Le Touret Memorial in France.

Additional information taken from the Buckinghamshire Remembers website:

Rank/Number Private 9963
Regiment Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry 2nd Battalion
Enlisted High Wycombe
Age/Date of death 19 16 May 1915
How died/Theatre of war Killed in action France & Flanders
Last known address Knightsbridge, Middx
Cemetery Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Grave or Memorial Reference Panel 26
Location of memorial Loudwater
Date/Place of birth c1897 Langley Marish, Slough
Date/Place of baptism 21 Mar 1897 Langley Marish
Pre-war occupation of Casualty
Parents Thomas William & Mary Anne Cellam
Parent's occupation brickfield labourer
Parents’ Address (last known) Wellets Lane, Denham
Wife’s Address (last known)
Notes surname also spelled Cellam, Cellars, Ceillam. Brother of Edward Ceilliams (Ceillam)

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