Brother of John

Born 7th October 1893, Caythorpe, Lincolnshire

Baptised 3rd December 1893 Caythorpe cum Frieston Parish Church

Married Vernie Mather on 29 April 1920 at St James church in Nottingham; she died 3rd qtr 1921

Married 23 April 1930 to Edna May Morley St Anne’s Church, in Nottingham. Occupation hotel manager at Aylestone, Leics.

Died 7th January 1958 Leicester

1901 Census

Age 7 living in Fulbeck, Lincolnshire with father Robert (farm foreman), mother Eliza and brothers Henry 18, Fred 10 and John Robert 3, who also served in  the military. The household also included Charles Thacker, twenty-seven, waggoner on farm and William Bellamy, seventeen, ploughman on farm.

1911 Census

Age seventeen, a clerk in soap works. living on Sydney Grove, Radcliffe on Trent, with father Robert (unemployed), mother Eliza Robinson Talbot, and brothers Fred, a domestic valet and John Robert, at school

Military Service

Rank: Private on Medal Rolls Index cards and Service Medal & Award rolls

Service Number: 301304

Military Unit: 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), 8th Brigade, 3rd Division

Theatre of War: France and Flanders


05.07.18: Reported wounded on the War Office Daily List no. 5670

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Sydney Grove, Radcliffe on Trent

1921 Census

Address: 19 Cavendish Crescent, Nottm

Employment: Glove Fabric Mfg, G Mather Ltd.

Household: wife Vernie, father in law lace shipping merchant, mother in law Loretta, Hannah Hopewell, maid, Martha Elliot, cook, Margaret Button, nurse

1939 Register

Address: 21 Aberdale Road, Leicester

Occupation: traveller, wine and spirits

Household: living with wife Edna May who was born in 1907 and one other person whose record is officially closed.

Other Information
Gave his occupation when getting married in 1930 as a Hotel Manager, living in Aylestone, Leicester and a widower

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent