CANT Albert

Albert CANT 1896-1947

2315011 Lance Corporal Albert Cant, Corps of Military Police died 27 January 1947 aged 51 and is buried in Doncaster [Rose Hill] Cemetery.[1]

Family Details

Albert Cant was born about 1896, the son of John and Clara Cant.  There were children – Albert born at Jarrow, Sarah born at Boldon Colliery,[2] Robert and John both born at Leasingthorne.  In 1911, 41 years old John Cant was employed as a police constable and the family lived at Grange Cottage, Black Boy near Coundon, Bishop Auckland.  At this time, 15 years old Albert worked as a coal miner [driver].[3]  In 1928, Albert Cant married Grace Heseltine at Doncaster.[4] In 1939, Grace Heseltine lived at 13 Stones End, Evenwood with her mother, Lucy Heseltine and her son William H. Cant born 19 August 1928.

Service Details

The service details of Lance Corporal A. Cant Military Police has not been researched.


2315011 Lance Corporal Albert Cant, Military Police is buried in Doncaster [Rose Hill] Cemetery.[5]


[1] Commonwealth War Grave Commission

[2] 1901 census

[3] 1911 Census

[4] England & Wales Marriage Index 1916-2005 Vol.9c p.1883 1928 Q3 Doncaster

[5] Commonwealth War Grave Commission