Project Description

ALBERT JOHN CLIPSHAM 1884–1964

RGA

Born January 1884 in Colwick, Nottingham

Baptised 11th February 1885 at Holy Trinity Church, Ilkeston. Parents address Eyres Gardens, Ilkeston

Married 23rd December 1905 to Sarah Ann Lambert, St Mary’s Church, Ilkeston

Children: Sarah Ann 1907-1991 and Gladys Lambert 1909-1999

Died 2nd December 1964, age 80

Buried in Radcliffe Cemetery, grave reference A190

1891 Census

Age 7 living with father Robert, a bricklayer, mother Jane, sisters Sarah 10, Emily J. 5, Mary 3 and brothers Luke 9 and Arthur 1 in Balderton, Notts.

1901 Census

Age 17 living with father Robert, a foreman bricklayer, mother Jane, sisters Sarah 20, Mary J. 13, Maria 9, Amelia 8, Alice M. 4 and brothers Luke 19, Arthur 11 and Frank E. 1 in Balderton, Notts

1911 Census

Age 27, living in Treswell, near Lincoln, with his wife Sarah Ann and his two daughters Sarah Ann 4 and Gladys Lambert 1. He is employed as a bricklayer.

Military Service

Rank: Driver

Service Number: 173871

Military Unit: C/4th Reserve Brigade, Royal Field Artillery

Theatre of War: Unconfirmed but likely to have been France and Flanders

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Roll

The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent

Other information

Living at 9 Nursery Road, The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent at date of death.

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: living with wife Sarah Ann

From the 1939 Register

Address: Nursery Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: bricklayer, works foreman

Household:  wife Sarah born 12.2.1875 and daughter Gladys, a food distributor’s clerk.

Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent