Project Description

ALFRED BAGGLEY 1892–1958

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Brother of Matthew and Bernard

Born 1892, Radcliffe on Trent

Baptised 1st May 1892 at St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Died 1958, age 66, Chesterfield

1901 Census

Alfred was living in Victoria Street, Radcliffe on Trent, with father Thomas, a railway platelayer, step-mother Rhoda, sister Florence 10 and brothers Matthew 7 and Bernard 5. He was at school.  Alfred’s mother, Annie, died shortly after her third child, Matthew, was born in 1894. Thomas remarried later that year (Rhoda Russell) and their son, Bernard, was born in September 1895.

1911 Census

In 1911 the Baggley family were living in Albert St., Radcliffe on Trent. Alfred was a lace warehouseman.

Military Service

No attestation records available

Alfred took employment at Notts. County Asylum (Saxondale); he is listed in their records as a temporary attendant who served in the Armed Forces. He was in the R.A.M.C.

Rank: Sergeant

Service Number: 64430

Military Unit: Royal Army Medical Corps

Theatre of War: Unconfirmed, served abroad

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Albert Street, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1939 Register

Possibly Alfred Baggley born 30th March, 1892, of 65 Station Road, Blackwell Derbyshire. Ocupation fish and chip fryer, living with wife Florence M. Baggley born 3.5.1896.

Other information

Alfred’s brother Matthew, 3rd Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters, died in February 1916

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Born, lived and worked in Radcliffe on Trent