Born 30th April 1900 in Beeston, Nottingham.

Baptised 15th July 1900 at St. Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Married  26 July 1930 at St. George’s Church, Netherfield,  to Ada Pepper.

Daughter Pauline born 1931 in Basford District

Died June 1985 aged 85 in Chelmsford, Essex

1901 Census

Age 11 months. Living High Street, Beckingham, Nottinghamshire with father John Alfred age 29 a police constable, mother Fanny (née Smalley) age 32, who was born in Radcliffe on Trent.

1911 Census

Age ten living with his father John A.,  a Great Northern Railway Wagon Examiner, his mother Fanny and sister Louisa Annie age 8 and uncle Thomas Smalley, a nurseryman. They were living on Lincoln Grove, Radcliffe on Trent in a 5 roomed house.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service No: 123443

Military Unit: The Sherwood Foresters

No attestation records or medal cards available. Information about military service from Absent Voter Lists.

In August 1916 Fred was recorded as belonging to the National Union of Railwaymen. His occupation was a cleaner for the railway.

Spring 1920 Absent Voter List

Living on Lincoln Grove, Radcliffe on Trent.

1921 Census

Address: Lincoln Grove Radcliffe

Employment: fireman Great Northern Railway

Household: parents John, engineer GNR, and Fanny, sister Louise, clerk, Burroughs Adding Machine, Arkwright Street, Nottingham.

Other information

In the 1920s and 30s his father was the groundsman for the Radcliffe cricket club and he was known as ‘Maggie’ Storrs.

1939 Register

Address: 32 Ashwell Street, Carlton, Notts.

Occupation: London and North Eastern Railway fireman passed as Driver

Household: living with his wife Ada and one other person whose record is officially closed.

Reason for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.