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Born: 12th August 1879, possibly in Bingham, Notts

Married: Florence Mary Marshall, 1901 in Bingham

Children daughter Doris G born 27.12.1904, son William G. born 9.2.1907

Died 12th August 1954 (Railway Records)

Buried in Radcliffe on Trent Cemetery, grave reference C152

Military Service

Rank: Sapper

Service Number: 283633, later WR274037 (Waterways and Railways)

Military Unit: Royal Engineers, later Royal Engineers, sub unit Railways

Theatre of War: Unconfirmed

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Bolton Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent

Other information

G. W. Clarke, ex-serviceman, applied for a tenancy of one of the new council houses built in Radcliffe on Trent immediately after the war.

1921 Census

Address: Bolton Terrace, Radcliffe

Employment: Platelayer, Great Northern Railway

Household: wife Florence, daughters Gertrude, grocer’s clerk, J Burton grocers, Nottm, Doris, tailors, A Rose, tailor, radcliffe, son William, farm hand G Buxton farm Radcliffe.

1922 Electoral Register

Address: Shelford Road, Radcliffe on Trent

1939 Register

Address: No. 29 Council Houses, Cliff Crescent, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: London North Eastern Railway, engineers repair staff

Household: living with wife Florence M. born 27.4.1874, son William, railway goods porter and married daughter Doris Keywood

Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Radcliffe on Trent address when on active service, lived in village after the war.