FREDERICK VICKERSTAFF 1888–1953
Elder brother of George, Robert and William Vickerstaff
Born 25th October 1888, Radcliffe on Trent
Baptised 7th February 1889 at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Married 6th April 1912 to Clara Young at St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent, daughter Eileen Mary born 11 March 1913 and baptised at St Mary’s Church.
Died 29 April 1953 in Carrington, Nottingham, age 64
Known as Fred
Radcliffe on Trent School Register
He entered school on 25.4.1892, when his parents were living on Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Age two, living with his father George 33, a bricklayer’s labourer, mother Mary née Nowell 31 and siblings George 4 and Ada 3 months.
Age twelve, farm carter, living on Hogg Lane with family; the children had increased to seven with the addition of William, Nellie, Mary, Fanny and Robert. Brother George was a builder’s carter.
A builder’s carter living at Lamcote, Radcliffe on Trent; father George was a sewerage worker and brother George a bricklayer’s labourer. Sisters Mary, Annie and brother Robert were also living there.
Service Number: 20812
Military Unit: 12th (Pioneer) Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters, 24th Division
Theatre of War: France and Flanders, entered 24.09.1915
Medals Awarded: 1914-1915 Star, British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: Water Lane, Radcliffe
Employment: bricklayer, G and S Vickerstaff
Household: wife Clara, daughter Eileen
1922 Electoral Register
Address: Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: 75 Loscoe Road, Nottingham
Occupation: builder’s labourer
Household: living with wife Clara, general shop dealer and daughter Eileen, a hairdresser
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent with parents.