Reuben, Albert Edward (No. 7212199)

Reuben, Albert Edward (Albert)

Corporal

No. 7212199, Royal Army Ordnance Corps

Died of disease on Sunday 10 June 1945 (aged 46)

Buried:

Bangor Cemetery, Co. Down (Section 5. W. Grave 90)

Commemorated:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

BIOGRAPHY

Corporal Albert Edward Reuben (No. 7212199) died of disease on 10 June 1945 and was buried in Bangor Cemetery.  There is an inscription on his CWGC headstone:

COME UNTO ME

AND I WILL GIVE YOU REST

In the CWGC Debt of Honour website it is recorded that he was the husband of Sarah Francis Reuben of Bangor.

There is evidence from one source that Albert Edward Reuben’s birth was registered in 1899 in Mandalay, Burma.

Albert Edward Reuben and Sarah Francis Mulholland were married on 14 September 1939 in St John’s Church of Ireland Church, Tyrella, Co Down.  Albert Edward Reuben, a soldier stationed at Ballykinlar, was a son of William Reuben, a soldier.  Sarah Francis Mulholland (aged 35) from Tyrella was a daughter of Henry Mulholland, a labourer.

During the Second World War Corporal Albert Edward Reuben served with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps and he was 46 when he died of pulmonary tuberculosis at 13 Gransha Road, Bangor on 10 June 1945.

Described on his death certificate as an Army Pensioner, his widow Sarah was living at 31 Sandymount, Bangor.