Albert Plaskitt

Albert Plaskitt was born 3 October, 1897. He attested in December, 1916. He was 18years, 8 months old and lived at Station Terrace, Aycliffe. He was recruited to the 1/7th Middlesex Regiment, Pte. 235248.

Albert's next of kin was Nora Plaskitt, his mother. Albert worked as a gangman. Albert was 22 when he was discharged February 25, 1920. He ranked as Class 5 for a Pension, Disability Code 5. He had a gunshot wound (att) to the stomach and an Appindiciting Scar (sic) (Agg), and had 20% Disablement. He was granted this January 1, 1919. He received eight shillings a week from October 17, 1919, to be reviewed in 52 weeks.

September 19, 1921 Albert received a postcard about his British War Medal and Victory Medal.

Albert was the eldest son of Honora Cambage and Luty Plaskitt. Honora was born about 1870 at Colburn, Yorkshire. Luty Plaskitt was the son of Artey Plaskitt and was born 1862 at North Somercoates, Lincolnshire. In the 1901 census father and son were working at Colburn, Yorkshire.

In the 1911 census Luty and Honora Plaskitt had been married 14 years, had 6 children, and were living at 8, Yeoman Terrace, Marske by Sea.

Honora Plaskitt died 11 May, 1937. She was living at Station Terrace, Aycliffe. Probate was granted 12, June to her husband Luty, who was a limestone quarryman.

Luty Plaskitt was still living at Station Terrace in 1948. He died 17, April, 1948, at Ricknall Farm, Aycliffe. Probate was granted to the Midland Bank.

Both Honora and Luty are buried in St. Andrew's Churchyard.

Albert Plaskitt died 1971 at Richmond, Yorkshire.