Project Description

FREDERICK CARRINGTON 1891–1956

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Born 29th August 1891, Aslockton

Died 31st October 1956, age 65

1901 Census

Age 9 living with father Fred, a yardman on farm, mother Sarah, brothers William Henry 6, John Edward 3,  sisters Anne 7 and Sarah Ellen 1 in North Yard, Carlton, Nottingham.

1911 Census

Age 19 living with father Fred, a farm labourer, mother Sarah, brothers William Henry 16, John Edward 13, Thomas Herbert 8 and sisters Sarah Ellen 11, Harriett Eliza 6, Gertrude Alice 4, and Hilda 2 at Shepherds Houses, Cotgrave. He is employed as a horseman on farm.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service Number: 177539 (Machine Gun Corps), formerly 23182 (North Staffs)

Military Unit: Machine Gun Corps, formerly North Staffordshire (Prince of Wales’s) Regiment

Theatre of War: Unconfirmed

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Other Information

Living at 47 Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent at date of death. Survived by wife Florence, née Cope. Two children Frederick and Margaret. In his will his address is given as 47 Main Street, Radcliffe on Trent. Administration to his widow Florence, effects £366.5s.10d.

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Holme Road, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1939 register

Address: Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent (house was close to The Cliffe Inn, no number given on Register)

Occupation: Roadman, Notts. County Council

Household: living with wife Florence born 2.4.1895, son Frederick born 1914, a builder’s lorry driver, daughter Margaret (married name Harrison), born 1921

Frederick junior is an Air Raid Precautions Warden on rescue duties

Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Radcliffe on Trent address in 1918 when on active service.