Project Description

GEORGE TYMAN BUXTON 1899–1959

Labour Corps

Born 22nd December 1899, Radcliffe on Trent

Died 27th July 1959, age 60.  Survived by wife, Lilian Dowse

1901 Census

Age 2, living on Cropwell Road, Radcliffe on Trent with father William, a bricklayer and mother Kate

1911 Census

Age 12, living on Cropwell Road with father William, a bricklayer and mother Kate

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service Number: 454708

Military Unit: Labour Corps

Theatre of War: unknown, served abroad

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Cropwell Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Pension Record Card

George Tyman Buxton was discharged from service on 30th March 1920 and awarded a pension at that date due to ‘confusion’.  This was assessed at 40% disablement pension from 1st December 1920, 16/- (80p) and increased to 60%, 24/- (£1.20p) on 30th November 1921. Address Vale Cottage, Cropwell Road.

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Cropwell Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Living with parents William and Kate

From the 1939 register

Address: Orchard Cottage, Bingham

Employment: jobbing gardener

Household: living with wife Gertrude born 15.8.1905 and son Raymond born 1928

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent