Project Description

GEORGE ROBERT HOULDGATE 1882–1933

Sappers

Born 1882 Radcliffe on Trent

Died 12th May 1933, Radcliffe on Trent

Buried in Radcliffe Cemetery, grave reference A030

1891 Census

Age nine, living on Lorne Grove, Radcliffe on Trent with father Edward, forty-four, mother Ellen forty-six, brothers Harry, eighteen, factory assistant, Frederick, fourteen, and sisters Elizabeth, seventeen and Edith, twelve. Edward’s sister Eliza, forty, dressmaker and milliner, was living with the family.

1901 Census

Age eighteen living with father, Edward, hosiery manufacturer, and Ellen (Jennings) at 8 Cropwell Road, Radcliffe on Trent. Brothers Harry, managing clerk, and Frederick, lace warehouseman  and sisters Elizabeth and Edith. He is working as warehouseman.

1910 parents living at 8 Cropwell Road, Radcliffe on Trent, next to Chestnut House. (Land Registry)

1911 Census

Lodging in Stoke Newington, assistant in drapery warehouse

1914 Wright’s Directory

Newcastle Chambers, Angel Row as Manufacturers Agent

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service Numbers: 487756 (RE), formerly 266750 and 5253 (SF),

Military Unit:  Royal Engineers, formerly Sherwood Foresters

Theatre of War: Unconfirmed

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

8 Cropwell Road, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: 8 Cropwell Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: father Edward and brother Frederick

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe  on Trent Roll of Honour

Born and lived in Radcliffe  on Trent.