Born 24th February 1883 in Codnor, Derbyshire

Married 18th November 1911 to Millicent Huskinson age 26, at the Methodist Church Radcliffe on Trent. Daughters Irene Mary born 25.3.12 and Doris Hilda born 15.9.13

Date of death 1969

1891 Census

Age 7 living with father Eli, a coal miner, mother Sarah, brothers Walter 12, horse driver in colliery, Henry 10, William 4, Frank 4 months and sister Agnes 14 in Heanor, Derby.

1901 Census

Age 18 a coal hewer underground living with father Eli, a coal hewer underground, mother Sarah, brothers Walter a coal hewer, Henry also a coal hewer, William, an ironworks labourer, Frank, Daniel Donald 6 and sister Dora 9 at 10 Ormonde Street, Heanor, Derby.

1911 Census

Age 27, coal hewer (unemployed), living with father Eli, a coal hewer, mother Sarah, brothers William, bricklayer’s labourer, Frank, coal hewer, Daniel Donald, pony driver coal mine, and sisters Dora and Hilda Lucy 19 at 38, Ormonde Street, Langley Mill, Notts. Millicent Huskinson was there as a visitor.

Military Service

Rank: Air Mechanic

Service No: 33044

Military Unit: Royal Flying Corps

Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 22.10.16

Enlisted 17.6.16 as an Air Mechanic

Civilian employment at enlistment: motor transport driver. Height 5ft 8½ins, chest 34ins

6.9.16: Military Hospital, Eastleigh

France 22.10.16-6.9.17

27.8.17: Sprained ankle

6.10.17-15.10.17: Furlough

5.8.19: Aegean, Malta

6.9.19: UK for leave

15.11.19: Transferred to Royal Air Force reserve

30.4.20: Discharged

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Ivy Cottage, Bingham Road

Other information

He was 28, living at 38 Ormonde St, Langley Mill at the time of his marriage. Occupation: Carter.

1921 Census

Address: Bingham Road, Radcliffe

Employment: Motor Driver, Hide and Skin Market, Cooperative Society, Beeston

Household: wife Millicent, daughters Irene and Doris, father in law Frederick Huskinson, platelayer Great Northern Railway, mother in law Mary

1922 Electoral Register

Address: Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent

1939 Register

Address: Beeston, Nottingham

Occupation: lorry driver

Household: living with wife Millicent Annie born 22.9.1885 and daughter Doris (later married name Fisher)

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Married a woman from Radcliffe on Trent and had a Radcliffe address when on active service.