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Brother of Ronald

Born 31st January 1897,  in Farnsfield, Notts.

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

Died 2nd June 1962, age 65

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, a carpenter’s labourer on the railway, mother Emily, brothers Ronald and Jack 4, and sisters Ada and Doris 2. They lived on Bailey Lane, Radcliffe in a house with 5 rooms. He was employed as a gentleman’s gardener.

Military Service

Rank: Driver

Service Number: 343949, previously 162818

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

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.

1921 Census

Not living with parents and no other entry, presume still serving in Royal Engineers

1922 Electoral Register

Address: Bolton Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: Living with parents Joseph and Emily

1939 Register

Not found

Other information

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.

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.