Project Description


A Rushton

Photograph from the Cutler Collection

Brother of Frederick

Born 24th October 1897 in Radcliffe on Trent

Baptised 21st November 1897 St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Married in 1928 to Ada Thompson. Daughter June born 1931.

Died 1947. He is buried in Radcliffe  on Trent cemetery (Plot D119 – no headstone).

1901 Census

Age 3 living on Palin Row, Radcliffe on Trent with father William, house painter and decorator, mother Annie, brothers Alfred 10, Frederick 5 and sisters Lizzie 8 and Violet 7 months.

Radcliffe on Trent School Register

Admitted 15 April 1901

1911 Census

Age 13 a stable boy living in Rose Cottage, Main Road, with parents William and Annie, brothers Alfred 20 a decorator’s apprentice, Frederick 15 an errand boy, Edward 1 and sisters Lizzie 18 and Violet 10.

Military Service

From Absent Voters List 1918

Rank: Private

Military Unit: 4th Reserve Sec. Army Veterinary Corps

Service Number: 30019

Note – service number leads to a Medal Rolls Index Card for Thomas Rushton who served from 17.3.15. in four different regiments: the South Staffordshire, Notts and Derby, Hampshire and (again) Notts and Derby Regiments. It is not been possible to prove that the military details above are indeed those of Albert Rushton.

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Royal Oak Cottages

Other Information

1920 Wright’s Directory

1915 Wright’s Directory

1913/14 Wright’s Directory

From 1939 Register

Address: Sydney Grove, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: Warehouseman or greengrocer, Co-operative Society. Special Constable

Household: Living with wife Ada

Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived and buried in Radcliffe on Trent and was on active service during the war.