Reader, Albert Henry

Hastings Cemetery WW2

Name: Albert Henry Reader

Died on: Sunday, 23rd May 1943

Died at: Warrior House Hotel, Warrior Square, St Leonards

Additional Information: Albert Reader, aged 61, was killed when a number of fighter bombers dropped 25 HE Bombs on The Albany Hotel, Warrior House Hotel, Swan Hotel, Reeves Antique Shop, Old Town, Warrior Gate, Public House, Norman Road and Gensing Road. One of the worse attacks on the town during the war, 25 other people died and 85 more were injured, 30 seriously.

Albert, a Firewatcher, was married to Amelia Emma Reader. He lived at 19 Tudor Avenue, St Leonards

I was unable to locate Albert’s grave marker in the main area of WW2 war graves, so he is likely buried else where on site. I will look to find it when I revisit Hastings Cemetery.

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