Project Description

FREDERICK VICKERSTAFF 1888–1953

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Elder brother of George, William and Robert

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, daughter Eileen born 1913

Died 1953 in Carrington, Nottingham, age 64

Radcliffe on Trent School Register

He entered school on 25.4.1892, when his parents were living on Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

1891 Census

He is listed as a boy aged two, living with his father George 33, a bricklayer’s labourer, mother Mary née Nowell 31 and siblings George 4 and Ada 3 months.

1901 Census

By this time their children had increased to seven with the addition of William, Nellie, Mary, Fanny and Robert. They lived on Hogg Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

1911 Census

Frederick is listed as a builder’s carter living at Lamcote, Radcliffe on Trent, father George is a sewerage worker and brother George is a bricklayer’s labourer.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service Number: 20812

Military Unit: 12th (Pioneer) Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters, 24th Division

Theatre of War: France and Flanders, entered 24.09.1915

Demobilized 17.4.19

Medals Awarded: 1914-1915 Star, British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1939 Register

Address: 75 Loscoe Road, Nottingham

Occupation: Buildings labourer

Household: living with wife Clara and daughter Eileen, a hairdresser

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent with parents.