Project Description

GEORGE CLARKE 1879–1954

Royal engineers badge

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

Married: Florence M., possibly 1901 in Bingham, son William G. born 9.2.1907

Died 12th August 1954 (Railway Records)

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.

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Shelford Road, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 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 Doris Keywood, born 1904

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.