HARRY SCRIMSHAW 1885–1963
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, daughter Pearl
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.
By 1901 Harry’s family had moved to Radcliffe. He is recorded as fifteen years old in the census living with his father Arthur, who is working as a market gardener labourer, mother Sarah, brothers John 21, a boot and shoe repairer, Robert 17 a railway engine cleaner and his sister Elizabeth 12. Harry is employed as a fishmonger’s boy. They are living on Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent.
Age 25, 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. He is employed as a nurseryman assistant.
Service Number: 63299
Military Unit: 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment, 23rd Brigade, 8th Division
Theatre of War: France and Flanders
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Lamcote Cottages, Radcliffe on Trent
From the 1922 Electoral Register
Address: Lamcote Cottages, Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: living with his wife Hannah
From the 1939 Register
Address: The Nurseries, The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent
Occupation: Railway plate layer
Household: living with wife Hannah, a nursery worker.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.