Project Description

GEORGE CARLIN 1896–1950

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Photograph courtesy of family

Brother of Benjamin

Born 8th April 1896, Beeston, Nottingham.

Baptised 10th June 1896 St John the Baptist Church, Beeston. Home address: 2 City Road

Married 1924 to Annie Rushton, Bingham District

Son Robert Benjamin, born 1925

Died 10th March 1950, age 53

1901 Census

Age 4, living with his father Jason, a Police Constable, mother Fanny and brothers Benjamin 1 (also on the Roll of Honour) and Robert 7 (who died in 1906 aged 13) on Chestnut Grove, West Bridgford.

1911 Census

Age 14, living with his father, a Police Sergeant, mother Fanny, brother Benjamin 11 and his sister Mabel 2 at the Police station, Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent. He is employed as an errand boy at Radcliffe on Trent Golf Club.

Military Service

Rank: Gunner

Service Number: 62994

Military Unit: Royal Horse Artillery

Theatre of War: Balkans

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Roll

Police Station, Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1939 Electoral Register

Address: ‘Fairway’ Cropwell Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: Golf professional

Household: Living with wife Annie.

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Photograph from  Radcliffe on Trent  Local History Society

Other information

Apprenticed golf professional at Radcliffe on Trent 1910-1915, enlisted in Royal Horse Artillery, took part in the Gallipoli campaign and was demobbed in 1919 when he re-joined Radcliffe on Trent Golf Club as professional until retirement 1945.

Read more about Radcliffe on Trent Golf Club here.
Married Annie and lived at 36 Cropwell Road, Radcliffe on Trent. Survived by his wife Annie and son Robert Benjamin Carlin. (Obituary: Nottm Evening Post 11 March 1950)

Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent

George & Annie Carlin 1924 rev

George and Annie Carlin married 1924