Albert Porter was the son of John and Mary Porter. He was born about 1918. Albert Porter became the husband of Matilda Porter. They lived at Rainey Street, Magherafelt. The couple had two children. Private Albert Porter served with the Royal Ulster Rifles for a time. Private Albert Porter was serving with the Pioneer Corps when he died on 17th January 1946, aged 27. He had returned home to Magherafelt after the war and died at his parentsí house at Union Road.