Born: February 1876 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 2 March the same year in St. Alkmund’s parish church.
Family: He was the fourth of six children born to Charles Stockton, a railway platelayer, and his wife Mary. He married Laura Evans in 1902 in Llanfyllin, Montgomeryshire, Wales and together they had five children – Charles, Ida, Herbert, Annie and William.
Residence: In 1881 he was living with his parents and siblings in Railway Crossing, Brick Kiln Lane, Black Park, Whitchurch where the family continued to live until at least 1901. In 1911, having married, Albert lived at 16 Henry Street, Haslington, Crewe with his wife and children and had moved to 4 Yates Street, Crewe by the time he joined the army in 1914.
Employment: He was a railway platelayer.
Died: 1927 in Nantwich, Cheshire, aged 51.
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Service Number: 56852
Date of Enlistment: 13 November 1914
Date of Discharge: 16 November 1917
Reason for Discharge: No longer physically fit for service
Other Information: Albert had previously served in the Royal Engineers between 1901 and 1902 (number 8567), including serving in the second Boer War.