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hazeldineAlbert Daniel Hazeldine was born in Wolverhampton in 1896 and lived with his family in Ettingshall. He was educated at the Ettingshall Wesleyan School and was a member of the Boys’ Brigade. He later worked at Messrs T. Holcroft and Sons Ltd, Ettingshall Foundry.

Albert enlisted in the 12th Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers (number 17105). According to a report in the Express & Star dated 25 November 1916, he was initially reported as wounded and missing. It was later reported that he had, in fact, been killed, on 13 July 1916. He is commemorated at the Thiepval Memorial, as well as on the Bilston Priestfield Roll of Honour. He appeared in the Midland Counties Express on 25 November 1916.