ARTHUR HOWARD 1893–?
Born Oct 22nd 1893, Radcliffe on Trent
Married November 30th 1917 to Edith Rogers at the Methodist Chapel, Radcliffe on Trent
Children: Olive born 1920, Vera born 1921, Stanley born 1923, Harold born 1937
Date of death unknown
Radcliffe School Register
Admitted 5th October 1896
Living on Main Road near Thraves Yard in Radcliffe with father Henry, maltster’s labourer, mother Mary Jane Lineker, sisters Lottie, Hilda and Gertie and his brothers, John and Bertie.
Age 17, a farm labourer working for Samuel Simms, farmer, living at Palmer farm, Swanwick, Derbyshire
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: 112258
Military Unit: H.M.S.Caledon, Royal Navy, formerly S.M.S. Caledonia
Joined 11 May 1912 for 5+7years
Height 5ft 3ins, chest 38ins.
12.5.12 – 1914: Served as Stoker II on Victory 11, Renown, Hibernia and Imogene
1914: From outbreak of war to demobilisation, he served as a stoker on the Osiris, Imogene, Europa, Ganges, Vivid, Victory, and Caledonian.
10.7.19: Joined RFR on demobilisation
9.4.21: Stoker 1st Class, Victory II
Character very good and ability satisfactory throughout the whole of his service
Medals Awarded: 1914 Star, British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Thraves Yard, Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent
He is described as a stoker on HMS Caledonian on the marriage register for 1917
From the 1939 Register
Address: 48 Court Street, Nottingham
Occupation: builders labourer and ARP rescue
Household: living with wife Edith born 8.2.1895, daughters Olive (later married name Wynn), lace finisher, Vera (later married name Harrison), hosiery worker, sons Stanley, tobacco cutter, and Harold, under school age. Seven other people whose records are officially closed were also living there.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived and went to school in Radcliffe on Trent.