FREDERICK VICKERSTAFF 1888–1953
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 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
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.
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. Fred age 12 was a farm carter, George 14 was a builder’s carter.
Frederick is listed as a builder’s carter living at Lamcote, Radcliffe on Trent, father George was a sewerage worker and brother George, a bricklayer’s labourer.
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
From the 1922 Electoral Register
Address: Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
From the 1939 Register
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.