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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

1891 Census

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.

1901 Census

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

1911 Census

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.

Military Service

Rank: Private

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

1921 Census

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

1939 Register

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.