Project Description

ARTHUR MIDGLEY BUXTON 1892–1979

Arthur Midgley Buxton
Photograph courtesy of family

Brother of Charles

Born 10th April 1892 in Radcliffe-on-Trent

Baptised 5th June 1892 at St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Married on 30th August 1921 to Elizabeth Ward (née Pratt) in Tibshelf, Derbys

Daughter Margaret Bettina Jane Buxton born 7th November 1922 in Worksop district

Died 16th April 1979 age 87, Rushcliffe district

1901 Census

Age 9, living on Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent with father Henry, a bricklayer, mother Jane and siblings Charles H. age 8, and Maud M. age 3. Edward Kyte, chemist, was a boarder with family.

1911 Census

Age 18, living on Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent with father Henry, a foreman bricklayer, mother Jane, siblings Charles Henry, Maud Mary and boarder Edward Searson Kyte, age 50, a chemist.  Arthur’s occupation: brewery clerk. House has six rooms

Military Service

Rank: Gunner

Service Number: 69377

Military Unit: Royal Garrison Artillery

Theatre of War: unconfirmed but likely to be France and Flanders

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Other information

He may be A. Buxton, who took employment at Notts. County Asylum (Saxondale); he is listed in their records as a temporary attendant who served in the Armed Forces between 1914 and 1917. His Military Unit was the Royal Garrison Artillery
No definite proof that he was working at the Asylum.

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Farndon House, Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1939 Register

Address: 14 Cambridge Road, West Bridgford

Employment: Police Constable

Household: living with wife Elizabeth (b.27.9.1890)

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent