FRANCIS HAROLD PEPPER 1898–1957
Born 23rd June 1898 in Radcliffe on Trent
Baptised 27th July 1898 at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Married 7 October 1926 to Gladys Gee at the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Radcliffe on Trent. Son Francis born 1935, died 1935.
Died 23 July 1957, age fifty-nine.
Age 2 living at Station Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent, with father Henry 33, bricklayer’s labourer, mother Charlotte 35, sisters Edith A, 5 and Annie E, 9 months
Age 12 living with widowed mother, Charlotte née East, laundress, sister Annie Elizabeth 10, brother Henry Matthew 9 and a boarder Jesse Scoffing at 14 Station Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent.
Service Number: 166179, previously 72213
Military Unit: A/39th (Army) Battalion, Machine Gun Corps, transferred from 16th Bn., The Sherwood Foresters
Theatre of War: France and Flanders
Attested: Jan 1917
Occupation: joiner. Height 5ft 6¼ins. Next of kin mother: Charlotte Pepper
24.8.1917: British Expeditionary Force, France
9.9.1917: Transferred from 16th Bn, The Sherwood Foresters to the Machine Gun Corps
20.9.1917: Wounded in action by shell, contusion right leg
21.9.17: from 71st Field Ambulance to no 15 Casualty Clearing Station
14.9.18: Injured. In hospital for a week
15.10.18: Re-joined battalion
9.11.18: Hospital with influenza until 30.11.1918
Article: The influenza pandemic and its impact on Radcliffe on Trent
1.1.19: Left Boulogne for demobilisation
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Home address: Albert Road (Street) Radcliffe on Trent
Address: Station Terrace, Radcliffe
Employment: Perambulator and side car joiner, Peter Mathison and Co, Egypt Road, Basford
Household: mother Charlotte, sister Annie, blouse machinist, J M Perry, boarders Jesse Scoffins and Harry Whitworth, farm labourers
1922 Electoral Register
Address: Station Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: living with mother Charlotte
Address: Bolton Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent
Occupation: wood machinist
Household: living with wife Gladys.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent.