WALTER HORACE NOWELL 1894–1976
Name Walter Horace Nowell on the birth register
Born 19th August 1894, Bingham District.
Baptised 4th October 1894 at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Married Lucy Hart in Oct-Dec 1919 in Grantham district
Died December 1976 age 82 and buried Radcliffe Cemetery (B87, headstone)
Radcliffe on Trent School Register
Admitted 10 Jan 1898, father Walter, The Green
Age 6 living at The Green Radcliffe on Trent with father Walter, bricklayer, and mother Annie nee Wilford, brothers George Andrew Henderson 9, Edgar Gale 3 and sisters Gertrude 15, Ethel 13, Constance 11 and Irene 2.
Age 16, living with his parents and siblings at Estate Cottage, Back Lane, Radcliffe on Trent. He is employed as a printer’s assistant. Brother of George Nowell and Edgar Gale Julian Nowell whose names are on the War Memorial.
Service Number: 188729
Military Unit: Royal Garrison Artillery
Theatre of War: unconfirmed, highly likely France and Flanders, service abroad approx. 3 months
Attested: 15 Jan 1916 in Nottingham.
Height 5ft 8¼ins, chest 36ins. Bricklayer’s labourer at time of attestation.
Qualification 1st Class Signaller
15.1.18: Posted to RGA Signal Depot, Chatham
7.6.18: Posted to Signal Depot, Fareham
12.9.18: Posted to England for transfer to Home Establishment on compassionate grounds
18.10.18: Posted to 33 AA Coy, RGA, Cavendish House, The Park, Nottingham.
2 offences of overstaying leave: first on 2 June 1918 and then on 1 July 1918
British War and Victory, received on 12 Jan 1922
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Living on Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived and worked in Radcliffe on Trent.