14031152 Sapper


Albert Hurley


11 Bomb Disposal Company


Royal Engineers



Photo taken by Peter Markham


Son of Albert and Alice Hurley of East Ham


Died on the 7th August 1946. Aged 19


Buried at Saint Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Leytonstone


Plot 11B. Row 1. Grave 1215




Corporal J. Fordyce, Lieutenant G. Gaylor and Sapper A. Hurley all died at this incident. Mine clearance at Rattray Head northeast Scotland.


As this is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission Headstone they will replace and repair it the stone. However the rest of the grave does not come under their remit and is not maintained by them.


Note of Interest:


A couple of rows from this grave are the grave of:



23968517 Sergeant A Butcher - RAOC


Died on the 15 March 1972. Aged 24


Attended a booby trapped car, Willow Street, Belfast


Also killed at this incident was Staff Sergeant

Christopher Cracknell