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

Died in Nottingham in 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, Falkingham, Lincs. in a 4 roomed house.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service Number: 1908 then 164952

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

Theatre of War: Egypt

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

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