Project Description

FREDERICK ARTHUR RUSHTON 1896–1972

F Rushton extract

Photograph from Cutler collection about 1912

Brother of Albert

Born: 23rd February 1896 in Radcliffe on Trent

Baptised: 22nd March 1896 St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Married: 1927 to Ida Bell

Died 1972. He is buried in Radcliffe on Trent cemetery.

Radcliffe on Trent School Register

Admitted 21 May 1894

1901 Census

Age 5 living on Palin Row with father William, house painter and decorator, mother Annie, brothers Alfred and Albert (both served in WW1) and sisters Lizzie and Violet.

1911 Census

Age 15 living in Rose Cottage, Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent with William and Annie, parents, brothers Alfred, decorator’s apprentice, Albert, stable boy, Edward 1, and sisters Lizzie and Violet. He is employed as an errand boy.

Military Service

Rank: Rifleman

Service Number: 13/43123, formerly 43278

Military Unit: 12th (Service) Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (Central Antrim), 108th Brigde, 36th (Ulster) Division, formerly The Sherwood Foresters

Theatre of War: France and Flanders

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Royal Oak Cottages, Radcliffe on Trent

Other information

Became a fishmonger

From the 1939 Register

Address: ‘Ravenna’, The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: Fishmonger and greengrocer

Special constable and Air Raid Precautions warden

Household: living with wife Ada

Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived and buried in Radcliffe on Trent

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Photographs of Frederick Rushton outside his shop From the Cutler collection