Private Albert Victor Petzel was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1894, in Holborn, the son of German-born tailor William (Wilhelm) and Harriet Petzel (née Byland), of London. At the time of the 1911 census, the younger Petzel was working as an errand boy and living with his family at 10 Blossom Street.

Petzel died on 1 September 1918, during the Allied Hundred Days Offensive, while serving with the 2/4th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) on the Western Front. An older brother, Charles, a private in the Royal Marine Light Infantry, had died in 1915, during the Gallipoli Campaign.

He is buried in Wytschaete Military Cemetery, Belgium.


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