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Albert Charles PASSEY

Birthdate: (51)
Birthplace: Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Death: March 1940 (51)
Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Passey and Mary Ann Passey (Atkins)
Husband of Elizabeth Reader Passey (Johnston)
Father of Albert Charles Passey; Elizabeth Mary (Passey); Irene A Cunningham (Passey) and James Leonard Passey
Brother of Frederick Passey; Elizabeth Semple (Passey); Elsie Roberts(Passey); William Archibald Passey; Dorothy Passey and 2 others

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About Albert Charles Passey


SURNAME: Passey........... GIVEN NAMES: Albert Charles ................* SEX: M

BIRTH: SEPT 1888 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

DEATH: 1940 Birkenhead, Cheshire, England AGE: (51)

  • FATHER: Charles PASSEY.... b: c1861
  • MOTHER: Mary Ann ATKINS.. b: c1863

MARRIAGE:Elizabeth Reader JOHNSTON ( 1890 - c1965)

Married: 31 JAN 1921, St Mathews, Birkenhead, Wirral, England


1...M...ALBERT Charles Passey....b:1921 - 2010

2...F...ELIZABETH Mary Passey....b:1924 - 1951

3...F...IRENE Agnes Passey..........b:1925 - 2015

4...M... JAMES Leonard Passey.....b:1928 - 2003



see TIMELINE for IGI ancestral and census records see MEDIA for other information

  • Sept 1888 born to parents Charles Passey and Mary Ann Atkins in Oxton, Cheshire, England - Oxton Cheshire, England St Saviour ,Cheshire ,England

  • Married Elizabeth Reader Johnson at age 32 on.31 JAN 1921, St Mathews, Birkenhead, Wirral, England
  • She was the daughter of James Ferguson Johnston and Sarah Jane (unkown)
  • Together, they had 4....children ALBERT.b:1921, ELIZABETH b:1924, IRENE .b:1925, JAMES b:1928

  • World War 1....was a victim of mustard gas poisoning. POW in Stalag 11?
  • Returned home and his lungs had been badly damaged. but had always had breathing difficulties most likely from working in the flour mills (his father had also worked in the flour mill) His fathers occupation was also listed as a flour packer
  • 30 Jan 1921 : Married ( age 32 )..... St Matthew, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Name: Albert Charles Passey to Elizabeth Reader Johnston
  • 1921....1... M...Albert Charles Passey
  • 1924... 2... F...Elizabeth Mary Passey
  • 1925 ...3... F...Irene Agnes Passey
  • 1928 ...4...M.. James Leonard Passey
  • He had been a Sunday School teacher at the local Protestant Church.
  • Worked in the flour mills, which apparantly helped to cause lung damage from all the flour dust.
* Albert '''Died 1940'''..aged (51)
  • The family struggled after he died as Elizabeth was now a widow with 4 children to feed.
  • Elizabeth (wife) joined households with her Aunt Agnes and nephew James where they lived together to help survive.


1891 ENGLAND CENSUS- :Albert Passey  ('''Age :2''') 
  • 1901 England and Wales Census, 1901, @ , Christ Church Claughton Cum Grange, Birkenhead, Cheshire
  • 1911 CENSUS....aged.22.....occupation listed as Domestic Coachman (still living with parents)
                                father           "            "         "   Flourpacker
                               older brother Frederick             Soldier
                               younger sister Elsie                  Soapbox maker
                               younger brother William           Student
  • 17 NOV 1915 joined ............Royal Welsh Fusiliers
  • 17 NOV 2015 (age 26)....signed up for Territorial Force for 4 years

55427 No. 1661

  Attestation of Royal Welsh Fusiliers...Corps - Denbighshire Hussars
'''British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920''' (Regiment or Corps: Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Royal Welsh Fusiliers ) 

Victory - J/2?102B20 Page 6489 Reg# 119655547

Albert Charles Passey United Kingdom, World War I Service Records- Name: Albert Charles Passey- Event Type: Military Service Military Regiment: 1531

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records

Name: Albert Charles Passey .....Event Type: Military Service ......Event Year: 1915...... Age: 26 Military Company/Regiment: Royal Welsh Fusiliers Military

Regiment: 55427 ............ Military Battalion: 15th Battalion

Birth Year (Estimated): 1896 
Name:  Albert Charles Passey Birth:  Sep 1888 - Birkenhead (1861-1998), Cheshire, Merseyside 
  British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 

Regiment or Corps: Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920      
Name:Albert Charles Passey ........    Residence:243 Borough Road, Birkenhead 

Document Year:1915 (Aged 26)

Regimental Number:1661
Regiment Name: Royal Welsh Fusili Denbighshire (Hussars) Yeomanry

Birth: Sep 1888 - Birkenhead (1861-1998), Cheshire, Merseyside British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920


Regiment or Corps: Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Albert Charles Passey -United Kingdom, World War I Service Records Name: Albert Charles Passey ---Event Type: Military Service Military Company.... Regiment: Royal Welsh Fusiliers Military

Regiment: 11965 ........ Military Battalion: 4th Battalion



POW facts

According to an article in the "Times" on 13 January 1919, all German POW camps had been emptied by 5 January 1919, with the possible exception of a small number of men held at Cassel and Lamsdorf. Since the armistice, 153, 372 former POWs had arrived back in England; 4,609 were in transit and 4,081 were awaiting repatriation in Holland.

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Albert Charles Passey's Timeline

September 1888
Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915

Name: Albert Charles Passey
Year of Registration: 1888
Quarter of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
District: Birkenhead (1861-1998)
County: Cheshire, Merseyside
Volume: 8a
Citing this Record

"England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-1920", index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 Jul 2014), Albert Charles Passey, 1888

Cheshire Birth indexes for the years: 1888
Surname Forename(s) Sub-District
Registers At Mother's Maiden Name
PASSEY Albert Charles Tranmere Wirral TRA/49/3

June 1921
Age 32

England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000," Albert Charles Passey
name: Albert Charles Passey
event: Unspecified
event date:
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gender: Male
marital status:
father:Albert Charles Passey
mother:Elizabeth Reader Passey
spouse's marital status:
spouse's father:
spouse's mother:
film number: 2104341
digital folder number: 4018963
image number:00635
Citing this Record
"England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 07 Nov 2012), Albert Charles Passey, .

Name: Albert C Passey
Birth: Jun 1921 - Birkenhead (1861-1998), Cheshire, Merseyside