Project Description

ERNEST RICHMOND WALKER 1896–1974

E Walker extract

From photograph in Cutler collection

Born 7th January 1896 in Radcliffe on Trent

Baptised 16th February 1896 at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Married Martha Cole, born 5.10.1892

Died 1974, age 78, in Newark district

Radcliffe on Trent School Register

He started school on 7.5.1900

1901 Census

In the 1901 census he is listed as aged five, living with his father Henry Walker, a bricklayer, mother Mary and brother Sidney aged 11, at The Green, Radcliffe on Trent.

1911 Census

Apprentice bricklayer, living on Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent with father Henry, a builder, mother Mary and brother Sidney.

Military Service

From the Absent Voter List 1918

Rank: Private

Service Number: 554814

Military Unit: 484th Agr. Coy, Labour Corps

Theatre of War: unknown, may have served in the UK

Medals Awarded: No details of medals available

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: Ernest R Walker living with parents Henry and Mary and brother Sydney.

From the 1939 Register

Address: Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: nurseryman

Household: living with wife Martha and mother Mary

Reason for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent