JOHN TAYLOR HOUSTON 1884–1937
Born 1884 Nottingham
Baptised 12th October 1884 at St Luke’s Church, Lenton
Married 1908 to Edith Annie Varney
Died 7th August 1937
Visiting the Herbert family, Nottingham. Joseph Herbert is School Board officer and staying in the house as a visitor is Frederick Varney, a school teacher.
Living at 12 Carrington Street and working as a telephone instrument maker. The household comprises his father John, a baker and confectioner, mother Emma, sister Alice Quin and a general servant Gertude Ayers.
Living at 74 Dryden Street, Nottingham, with wife, Edith, and father in law, John R Varney who is a house and estate agent, mother in law Sarah Ann. John is working as a clerk for Nottingham City Corporation. He and Edith have a son Edwin John aged 2.
He was employed at Notts. County Asylum (Saxondale); he is listed in their records as a temporary attendant who left to serve in the Armed Forces in the Royal Army Medical Corps.
Service Number: 79580
Military Unit: Royal Army Medical Corps
Theatre of War: Unconfirmed, served abroad
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Address at time of death: Heskey Street, Nottingham
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Worked in the parish of Radcliffe on Trent at Notts. County Asylum