Project Description

GEORGE THOMAS DUNGATE 1898–1968

Yorks and Lancs

Born 14th September 1898 in Radcliffe on Trent

Baptised 23rd October 1898 St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Married Clara Crampton in 1926 (died September 1947)

Died September 1968. Age 69

1901 Census

George Dungate was two years old. He lived on Back Lane, Radcliffe on Trent with his grandparents Isaac Kirchin, 51, a general labourer and his wife Ann, 49. The household included  George’s father John, 44, born in Oxford, his  mother Elizabeth, the daughter of Isaac Kirchen and born in Radcliffe on Trent, his sister Alice, age five, a boarder employed as a general labourer, 32, and another boarder George Spencer 67, a widower and also employed as a general labourer.

1911 Census 

George age twelve is listed on the census as Thomas. He is at school living with father John, 53, a farm labourer, mother Elizabeth, 42, and sister Irene (Alice Irene),15, on Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent in a three roomed house.

Military Service

Rank: Private, then Driver

Service Number: 46849 (Yorks) then 56357 (York and Lancs)

Military Unit: 8th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment, 69th Brigade, 23rd Division during the war then transferred to the Yorks. and Lancs in 1919 where he completed his service

Theatre of War: France and Flanders, then Italy from late 1917

Enlisted: 13 September 1916 in the Sherwood Foresters

Age on enlistment, 17 years 364 days. Height 5ft 9ins, weight 128 lbs, girth 35ins, rate of expansion 2ins. A1 medical category. Religion: Church of England.Occupation: Platelayer Great Northern Railway. Next of kin: Elizabeth Dungate, mother, Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

24.11.17: Posted to 8th Battalion Yorks. Regiment

26.11.17: Joined 49B Depot

4.3.18: Admitted to Hospital B, Sect 51 Station Hospital in Italy

26.8.18: ICT Right foot (Inflammation of connective tissue)

21.2.19: Permanently and compulsory transferred to the Yorks. and Lancs. Regiment and posted in the rank of private.

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1939 Register

Address: Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: railway relayer

Household: living with wife Clara born 24.5.1897, has part time paid employment

Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent