ARTHUR PEPPER 1889–1966
Born 26th August 1889 at Scott Willoughby in Lincolnshire
Married 28th September 1912 to Ellen Huskinson at Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Radcliffe on Trent, son Peter born 1922.
Died 1966, age 77
Age 2 living in Osbournby, near Sleaford with father Frederick 30, traction engine driver, mother Mary 24, brothers George Frederick 4 and John T, 1.
Age 12 living on Ogles Yard, Radcliffe on Trent with his parents and three brothers – George Frederick, a groom, John 11 and Harry 7 (Harry and John also served in war) and a sister Violet 9 months. He was employed as a post errand boy
Age 22, employed as gas fitter, living on Lincoln Grove, Radcliffe on Trent, with parents and brother George Frederick, a furniture packer, Harry, a polisher and sister Violet 10.
Rank: Corporal (on discharge)
Service Number: 41262
Military Unit: 3rd Bn, South Staffordshire Regiment, formerly Royal Engineers
Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 9.9.17
Attested: Dec 10th 1915
Address: 6 Stanley Road, West Bridgford. Age: 27 years, 4 months. Height 5ft 9ins, chest 36ins
Occupation: plumber. Reference from Claude Rogers, plumbers, of Arkwright St
10.12.15: Army reserve
7.4.16: Certified skilled plumber
10.4.16: Posted Drill Instructor No 4 Depot
8.9.17: Transferred South Staffordshire Regiment
He was initially awarded a pension based on 20% debility due to dysentery, 8 shillings (40p) a week plus 2 shillings (10p) for his wife; this was reduced on 22.9.21 to 6.14% debility for 70 final weeks.
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
From the 1939 Register
Address: 69 Davies Road, West Bridgford Nottingham
Household: living with wife Ellen born 27.7.1890 and son Peter an apprentice plumber
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived in Radcliffe on Trent with parents and siblings.