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ARTHUR EDWARD TODD 1899–1955

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Brother of Albert and Bertie Todd

Born 15th March 1899, Radcliffe on Trent

Married Ivy Dean Walpole in 1929 in Basford district

 Baptised 14th May 1899 at St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe

Died 2nd August 1955, age 56

1901 Census

Age two, living at the Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent, with parents William and Harriet and siblings Sabina 22, a shopkeeper, Walter 19, a railway porter, George 17, a railway clerk, Percy 15, errand boy, Albert 13, butcher’s boy, Bertie 9, Dorothy 7, and Annie 3.

1911 Census

Age 11, at school, living at the Harlequin with father William, 61, a railway signalman, mother Harriet 56, and siblings Sabrina 32, George 27, Albert 23, plumber’s labourer, Dorothy Mary 17, Emma Ada 15, Florence Annie 13 and Arthur Edward 11.  George’s occupation was given as law clerk and all three younger sisters as dressmaker’s apprentices. His brother Bertie was a regular soldier.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service Number: 14677, previously 276466

Military Unit: A Company, 2/1st Sherwood Rangers, 11 Cyclist Brigade

Theatre of War:  Unknown, served overseas

From pension record card (no military service record available):

13.3.19          Discharged and awarded a 10% disability weekly allowance of 5s 6d for one year due to influenza.

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military personnel address on Absent Voters List 1918

Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Other information

6th July 1919: National Union of Railwaymen, porter Colwick junction

Living at 30 Grantham Road, Radcliffe on Trent at date of death

1930 Electoral register: Living on Eltham Road, West Bridgford with wife Ivy

From the 1939 Register

Address: The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: Goods Guard London North Eastern Railway

Household: living alone  recorded as married but wife Ivy not present.

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent with parents and siblings