GEORGE EDWARD STEADMAN 1896–1980
Brother of Richard Wade Steadman
Born 20th November 1896 at Braceby, Lincolnshire (Stedman on the birth register)
Married Ada Fletcher on 19 November 1927 at St. Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent. Occupation fireman.
Died in Nottingham 12 February 1980, age 83 (Stedman on the death register)
Age 4 and living 37 High Street, Ropsley, Lincolnshire with father John 35, a waggoner on a farm, mother Elizabeth 35, sister Emma 15, Ruth Ellen 1 and brothers Richard W 9, John William 6.
Age 15 a farm labourer shown as George Edward Stedman – living with father John a farm labourer and mother Elizabeth, 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 house with 4 rooms.
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
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent.
Mother’s maiden name was France. George’s address at the date of his death was Broadlands Rest Home, 28 Shelford Road, Radcliffe.
Address: 211 The Barracks, New England, Peterborough
Employment: Railway cleaner, Locomotive Dept, Newington, Peterborough.
Household: brother John William, a railway fireman, and John’s wife, Hannah, and 2 children
1922 Electoral register
Address: The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: parents John and Elizabeth
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