Project Description

EDWARD RICHMOND 1883–1933

Labour corps

Brother to Thomas

Born 1883 in Radcliffe on Trent

Baptised 14th November 1883  St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Died 11th March 1933

Radcliffe  on Trent School Register

Born Nov 1883, started school 15 November 1886, father Thomas,

1891 Census

Age 7 living with father Thomas, nurseryman, mother Jane, brothers, William Herbert 10 and Thomas 9 months and sisters Ellen 9 and Frances Mary 5 on Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent.

1901 Census

Age 17 living with father, Thomas and mother Jane, brother Thomas 10 and sister Frances Mary 15. He is employed as a nursery gardener. Still living on Bingham Road.

1911 Census

Age 27 living on Bingham Road with father Thomas, brother William Herbert 30 a nurseryman, mother Jane, sister Frances Mary 25, a dressmaker, and brother Thomas Leonard 20 a fruiterer and cricketer. He is employed as an assistant nurseryman. Thomas his brother also served in the military.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service Number: 427349

Military Unit: 484th Agricultural Company, Labour Corps

Theatre of War: Unknown, possibly served in the U.K. as no record of campaign medals

Service details from  the 1918 Absent Voter List only

Medals Awarded: no details available

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent

Other Information

Father listed in Directories. Doesn’t appear to have been married. His brother William administered his will. Effects £286.16s.3d

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: Living with parents Thomas and Jane and brother Thomas Leonard

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe  on Trent Roll of Honour

Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent.