BERNARD THOMAS BAGGLEY 1895–1956
Born 13 September 1895 in Radcliffe on Trent
Baptised 6 October 1895 at St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Married September 9 1920 to Mary Hallam (age 27) at St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent.
Died 1956, age 60, Bingham district
Radcliffe on Trent school register
Admitted to school, 28.8.98
Age 5, living in Victoria Street, Radcliffe on Trent. Father Thomas a railway plate layer, mother Rhoda (née Russell), siblings Florence 10, Matthew 9, Alfred 7 and Bernard 5, at school.
Age 15, an office boy in an iron foundry, living on Albert Street with Thomas, father, working on the railways, brother Alfred, a lace warehouseman and brother Matthew, an apprentice bookbinder. His sister Florence was boarding with the Smalley family in Victoria Street and working as a dressmaker (she married in 1913).
Rank: Acting Corporal
Service Number: 27314
Military Unit: 10th Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters, 51st Brigade, 17th (Northern) Division
Theatre of War: France and Flanders
Radcliffe-on-Trent Police Constable Bernard Thomas Baggley (21) is wounded by shell fire for the third time this year on the Western Front. Having joined the Sherwood Foresters on 4 June 1915, he suffered back injuries on 15 June, was hit in the leg on 28 October and has now suffered facial injuries. He will survive, though, to his demob on 23 January 1919.
Information from Newark Advertiser Newspaper November 1918
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Albert Street, Radcliffe on Trent
Occupation given as police constable on marriage register, 1920.
Bernard’s brother Matthew died in February 1916
From the 1939 Register
Address: 57 Mount Avenue, Worksop
Employment: Police officer
Household: living with wife Mary, date of birth 11.8.1893
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Born, lived and worked in Radcliffe on Trent