HARRY SCRIMSHAW 1885–1963
Photograph from Radcliffe on Trent Local History Society
Born 17th December 1885 in Radford, Nottingham
Baptised 14th February 1886 at St Peter’s Church, Radford. Home address, 56A St Peter’s Street, Nottingham
Married Hannah Mary Kirk 1913, daughters Pearl born 1914, Beryl 1920 and son Arthur 1923.
Died in 1963
Age 5 living at 31 Pine Street, Radford, with father Arthur a general labourer born in Radcliffe on Trent, mother Sarah, brothers George 12, John 11 and Robert 7, sisters Mary J. 9 and Elizabeth 2.
Age fifteen a fishmonger’s boy living on Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent living with his father Arthur, a market gardener labourer, mother Sarah, brothers John, a boot and shoe repairer, Robert a railway engine cleaner and his sister Elizabeth
Age 25, a nurseryman assistant, living at West End Villas, Radcliffe, with parents Arthur and Sarah, brother John 31 a boot repairer, sisters Mary Jane, an assistant teacher at Radcliffe on Trent school and Elizabeth 22.
Service Number: GS/112487, previously 63299, formerly 31928
Military Unit: Royal Fusiliers (GS/112487), previously 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment, 23rd Brigade, 8th Division (63299), formerly 6th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment, previously 16th Labour Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment (31928) (Service Medal & Award Rolls)
Theatre of War: France and Flanders
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Lamcote Cottages, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: Bailey Lane, Radcliffe
Employment: Underman Great Northern Railway Co
Household: wife Hannah and daughters Pearl and Beryl
1922 Electoral Register
Address: Lamcote Cottages, Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: living with his wife Hannah
Address: The Nurseries, The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent
Occupation: railway plate layer
Household: living with wife Hannah, a nursery worker, son Arthur at school.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.