GEORGE LEONARD FOULDS 1900–1968
Born 23rd March 1900
Married in 1928 to Ellen Patty Gilkes
Died 21st November 1968 in West Bridgford, Notts. age 68
Age one and living with father John Tom age 28 a carter/grocer, mother Jane (née Thraves) age 27, both born in Radcliffe on Trent, and Jane’s mother Martha Thraves, a widow age 50. They were living on Shelford Road, Radcliffe on Trent.
Age 11 and living with parents John and Jane. He is recorded as Leonard on the census. Jane’s mother is still living with them and they are now on Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent.
Service No: 123225
Military Unit: 51st (Graduated) Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters, 208th Brigade, 69th Division
No attestation records available.
The 51st (Graduated) Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters, was formed in 1917 from the 15th Training Reserve Battalion. It moved to Doncaster in 1918 and then to Welbeck. Its members remained in the U.K.
Absent Voter list 1920
Living at No.1 Bolton Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent where his mother ran a tea shop in a green wooden building in the garden of their house.
From the 1939 register
Address: 76 Davies Road, West Bridgford
Occupation: Incorporated Accountant.
Night ambulance driver
Household: living with his wife Ellen Patty.
George became an Incorporated Accountant with an office in Federation Chambers, Wheeler Gate, Nottingham. By 1959 he had moved to Beck Street, Nottingham.
George’s father John Tom Foulds died on 12th January 1949 at Saxondale Hospital. Probate was granted to George with effects of £3357.11.9d.
Reason for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent.