Project Description

GEORGE EDWARD STEADMAN 1896–1980

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Brother of Richard Wade Steadman

Born 20th November 1896 at Braceby, Lincolnshire (Stedman on the birth register)

Married Ada Fletcher Oct-Dec 1927 in Bingham District

Died in Nottingham 12 February 1980, age 83 (Stedman on the death register)

1901 Census

Age 4 and living with father John 35 who is a waggoner on a farm, mother Elizabeth 35, sister Emma 15, Ruth Ellen 1 and brothers Richard W 9, John William 6. They lived at 37 High Street, Ropsley, Lincolnshire.

1911 Census

Age 15 a farm labourer shown as George Edward Stedman – living with father John 45 a farm labourer and mother Elizabeth 45, brothers John William 16 a farm labourer, Harold Francis 8, sister Ruth Ellen 11, at school and a foster child Frederick William Shaw 4. Living in Braceby, Folkingham, Lincs. in a 4 roomed house.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service Number: 1908 then 16495, also 280788 1/1st South Notts Yeomanry (Absent voters list 1918): 280788 is crossed through and substituted by 1908 in Service Medals and Award rolls list

Military Unit: South Notts. Hussars. Transferred to Machine Gun Corps

Theatre of War: Egypt

8.6.16: Dysentery. I year 4 months with Field Force at this date

9.6.16: To no. 28 General Hospital

11.6.16: To Hospital ship Oxfordshire from No. 31 Casualty Clearing Station

12.3.19: Disembodied

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent.

Other information

Mother’s maiden name was France. George’s address at the date of his death was Broadlands Rest Home, 28 Shelford Road, Radcliffe.

From the 1922 Electoral register

Address: The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: parents John and Elizabeth

From the 1939 Register

Address: 4 Belham Road, Peterborough

Occupation: Locomotive fireman

Household: living with wife Ada

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent in 1918