Project Description

ARTHUR HOWARD 1893–?

Royal navy

Born Oct 22nd 1893, Radcliffe on Trent

Married November 30th 1917 to Edith Rogers at the Methodist Chapel, Radcliffe on Trent

Date of death unknown

Radcliffe School Register

Admitted 5th October 1896

1901 Census

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.

Military Service

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 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.

Medals Awarded: 1914 Star, British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Thraves Yard, Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Other information

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

Household: living with wife Edith born 8.2.1895, daughter Vera (married name Harrison), sons Stanley and Harold.

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived and went to school in Radcliffe on Trent.