Labour Corps

Born February 1899, Radcliffe on Trent, baptised 12 June 1899, St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Died 27th July 1959, age 60.  Buried Radcliffe Cemetery with parents all named on headstone (L172).

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 shillings (80p) and increased to 60%, 24 shillings (£1.20p) on 30th November 1921. Address Vale Cottage, Cropwell Road.

1921 Census

Address: Cropwell Road, Radcliffe

Employment: Unemployed

Household: father William, bricklayer Lord Manvers, mother Kate.

1922 Electoral Register

Address: Cropwell Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Living with parents William and Kate

1939 register

Address: Vale Cottage, Cropwell Road, Radcliffe

Employment: unemployed

Household: living with parents


Probate to Lilian Dowse, George Nowell’s daughter, George Tyman Buxton’s  cousin and widow of Joseph Arthur Dowse, disabled serviceman.

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent