Project Description

ARTHUR FLETCHER 1897–1962

Royal engineers badge

Brother of Ronald

Born 31st January 1897,  in Farnsfield, Notts.

Baptised 14th March 1897, St. Michael’s Church, Farnsfield

Died 2nd June 1962

1901 Census

Age 4 living with father Joseph 31, a general labourer born in Radcliffe on Trent, mother Emily née Holmes 28, born in Farnsfield, brother Ronald 8 and sister Ada 1. They lived on Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent.

1911 Census

Age 14 living with father Joseph 41, a carpenter’s labourer on the railway, mother Emily, 40, brothers Ronald 18 and Jack 4, and sisters Ada 11 and Doris 2. They lived on Bailey Lane, Radcliffe in a 5 roomed house. He was employed as a gentleman’s gardener.

Military Service

Rank: Driver

Service Number: 343949

Military Unit: Royal Engineers

Theatre of War: Unconfirmed

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

Will

Died 2 June 1962 at The General Hospital, Nottingham.

Probate 14 August 1962 to Ronald Fletcher representative, Arthur Noel Fletcher, company director, and Peter Franklin Gordon Johnston, solicitor. Effects: £2391.8s.0d. Address given as 232 Derby Road, Beeston.

1920 Absent Voter List

Recorded as a driver with the Royal Engineers but with different service number 162818. Home address Bolton Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent.

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Bolton Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: Living with parents Joseph and Emily

From the 1939 Register

Not found

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.