HENRY FITZ ELWIN 1892–1946
Photo courtesy of family
Brother of Gilbert Vernon
Born 23rd December 1892 in Nottingham
Baptised 12th February 1893 Holy Trinity Church, Nottingham. Home address 11 Ridgway Street, Nottingham
Married 17th June, 1920 to Doris Eveline Bush at Nottingham All Saints Church.
Son Henry, known as Ivan, born 1922, and daughter Eileen, born 1926
Died 5th December 1946, age 54
Aged eight and living with his father Henry, 34, printer and box manufacturer, mother Louisa, 30, both born in Nottingham, brother Gilbert Vernon age five and a domestic servant. They lived at 82 Trent Boulevard, West Bridgford.
Age 18 living with father Henry, 44, mother Louisa, 40, and brothers Gilbert Vernon, 15, who was also a clerk in father’s office, Frank Malcolm, 7, at school, and Reginald Charles age four. They had two servants, one a mother’s help and the other a general servant. The family were living at Bailey House, which had 11 rooms, on Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent. Henry was employed as a clerk in his father’s business of box manufacturer and printers.
Service Number: 56300
Military Unit: Royal Garrison Artillery
Theatre of War: France and Flanders
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Bailey House, Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent.
Address: Bailey House, Water Lane, Radcliffe
Employment: Box Manufacturer
Household: wife Doris, Father Henry, Cardboard Box Mfg., mother Louisa, brother Reginald
Having lived elsewhere, moved back to Radcliffe on Trent in 1935. Address: Roscrea, 9 Bingham Road.
Doris died in 1960.
Address: Roscrea, Radcliffe on Trent
Occupation: Director Cardboard box manufacturer
Household: Living with wife Doris and son Henry, despatch clerk, cardboard box factory, a house maid and one other person whose record is closed
Will: Henry Fitz Elwin of Roscrea, Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent died 5 December 1946 at the General Hospital, Nottingham. Probate Nottingham 14 July to Doris Eveline Elwin, widow.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.