Project Description

CHARLES BERTIE WRIGHT 1893–1962

2b-9 ROT Cricket Club copy for B wright?

Photograph from the Cutler collection

Brother of Edmund, Evelyn and Sydney

Born 10th June, 1893 in Radcliffe on Trent

Baptised 2nd July 1893 St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Married in 1924 to Elizabeth Ivy Foster from Chesterfield

Died July 1962 aged 69

1901 Census

Age 7 living with father Edmund, a carrier, mother Celia née Bateman, brother Frank 21, employed as a traveller for a printer, Edmund J 22, employed as a lithographic printer, sisters Lilla Celia 13 and Florence M 10 and brother Sydney 5.  His grandparents John and Ann Bateman were also living in the same house.  They lived on Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent.

1911 Census

Age 17 employed as a printer and living with father Edmund 58, a carrier, mother Celia 33, brothers Evelyn H 25, a coal merchant, Sydney 15, a printer, and sisters Lilla C 23 a typist and Florence 20. They lived in an 8 roomed house on Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent.

Military Service

Rank: Driver

Service Number: L/42937

Military Unit:  Royal Field Artillery,  30th Brigade, 3rd Division

Theatre of War: unknown

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

1918 Electoral Roll

Hogg Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Whitehall House, Hogg Lane

Household: Living with parents Edmund and Celia and brother Sydney Percy

From the 1939 Register

Address: Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: warehouseman or printer

Household: living with wife Elizabeth, born 27.7.1898 and Josiah Foster, plumber

Other information

Will: Charles Bertie Wright of 48 Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent died 7th July 1962, probate to Elizabeth Ivy Wright widow. Effects: £3386.17s.0d.

Reason for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Born, worked and lived in Radcliffe on Trent.