Albert Victor Ablitt

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Private Albert Victor Ablitt
Life dates
19 Mar 1898 - 06 Mar 1977
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The son of Albert and Emily Ablitt he took over the family farm at Endfield which he ran with the help of his sisters Hilda and Amy. His date of birth is wrongly recorded as 1928 in the nominal roll which is most likely an admin error.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Ningwood Patrol Patrol member 08 Apr 1941 03 Dec 1944
National ID
EQDE 21/1



During the First World War he served as Private 53773 in the Yorkshire and Lancashire Regiment. 

Endfield Farm, Main Road, Ningwood, Isle of Wight
Other information

In March 2013, his First World War medals were auctioned, along with the Defence Medal he earned in the Second World War. Unusually he is not wearing any medal ribbons on his wartime Auxiliary Units uniform in his photo.


National Archives WO 372/1/7700, WO199/3391,

1939 Register

Medal auction