ALBERT RUSHTON 1897–1947
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).
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
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.
From Absent Voters List 1918
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
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.