Albert Harry Pridmore
Served with the Royal Sussex Regiment
Enlisted on the 4th April 1918
Albert was born on the 4th March 1900. Albert worked on the family farm and in the attached butchers shop with his father before he was called up on 4th April 1918 to serve with the Royal Sussex Regiment. He also served in the Kings Royal Rifle Corps and the The Royal Army Service Corps (RASC).
Once he had finished training he was probably about to be sent to France but with the war coming to an end he never went. He spent Xmas 1918 on camp some where in England.
Alberts specialist military qualification was as a Butcher. He was transferred to Army Reserve Class Z on the 20th December 1919 on demobilisation. After demobilisation he returned to the family shop as a butcher.
Later in the 1920s he became a Special Constable when WW2 started he became a volunteer fire man in the Auxiliary Fire Service which later became the National Fire Service.
Submitted by: Kate Curis and Jim Pridmore