Project Description

ALBERT JOHN CLIPSHAM 1884–1964

RGA

Born January 1884 in Colwick, Nottingham

Married 1905 23rd December to Sarah Ann Lambert, Basford District, Nottingham

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

Died 2nd December 1964, age 80

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 distribution clerk.

Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent