FRANK PEPPER 1899–1977
Born: 13th March 1899, Radcliffe on Trent
Married: 1921 to Amy Bowler in Reading
Age 2 living at Sheldons Cottages in Cotgrave with widowed mother, Agnes née Geeson, brothers Charles 10, and George 8 months, sister Rebecca 4. Father John H died 1900.
Age 12 living at The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent, with mother, Agnes, sister, Rebecca 14, brothers Charles 21 a sports outfitter and George 10.
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: Bristol Z1/4487
Military Unit: Hood Battalion, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division
Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 25.10.15
Date of birth given on enlistment 13.3.97 (actual d.o.b.1899). Age 16
Occupation: carter. Height 5ft 6ins, chest 37 ins, dark complexion, hair brown, eyes brown. Religion: Church of England
Next of Kin: Agnes Pepper
5.11.15: Attached to 5th Battalion
30.12.15: Drafted from 5th Battalion to 7th Reserve Battalion, Blandford
16.5.16: Transferred to 2nd Res. Battalion
29.6.16: Transferred to 4th Reserve Battalion Blandford Camp
11.12.17: Returned from military hospital at Blandford
2.4.18: Transferred to Hood Battalion
21.6.18: Rouen, diagnosed with influenza, required field ambulance.
30.6.18: Invalided to UK
3.7.18: Reading hospital
22.7.18: Rejoined unit, Aldershot
13.11.18: Absent, 19th brought back by escort. 120 days detention
Returned to France
10.3.19: Returned to UK to be demobilised
Medals Awarded: No details available for medals in National Archives. Entitled to British War and Victory, possibly 1914-1915 Star
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Home address: The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent
From the 1939 register
Address: 120 Curzon Street, Carlton, Notts.
Employment: London North Eastern Railway shunter
Household: wife Amy born 23.5.1903, a shopkeeper, daughter Eileen, and Amy’s mother Annie Bowler
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived in Radcliffe on Trent with mother and siblings.