JOHN TOM GILMAN 1892–1969
Born July 29th 1892, Bingham, Notts.
Baptised 10th August 1892 at Saint Mary and All Saints Church, Bingham
Married 20th July 1913 to Alice Carter, at Wesleyan Chapel, Radcliffe on Trent. Son John Tom born 23 December 1915.
Died 11 April 1969 age seventy-six.
Age eight, father John, fifty, mother Ann, thirty-four, living at Long Acre, Bingham on own means.
Age eighteen, living on Shelford Road, Radcliffe on Trent, with father John, private means, and mother, Ann Mary. John Tom was a motor fitter.
Living in Shelford Road, Radcliffe on Trent, with father John, private means, and mother, Ann Mary. John Tom was a motor fitter.
Service Number: M2/113006
Military Unit: 562 Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps
Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 19.4.16.
Attestation Nottingham on 3.6.15
Occupation: Motor Mechanic of 60 Edwin Street, Daybrook
Wife’s address changed to Station Road Radcliffe on Trent
Height 5ft 9¾ ins, chest 36½ ins, weight 145lbs
07.12.15: Bridgwater to 20.03.16
19.04.16: To No.2 Section 655 M.T. Company, 72 Siege Battery R.G.A.
22.12.16: To 562 M.T. Company
20.01.17: To 406 M.T. Company
22.08.17: Admitted to Casualty Clearing Station with P.U.O. (Pyrexia of unknown origin), then to 4 Ambulance Train
23.08.17: Admitted to 11 General Hospital with severe P.U.O.
13.09.17: Discharged to Details Camp Class A ex Convalescent Depot
05.10.17: Confined to Barracks 5 days – absent from his shed 11am to 11.25am
14.11.17: To 19 Corps T.S.C.
19.11.17: Leave 14 days
13.03.18: To 35 Divisional M.T. Company
22.03.18: To 37 Div. M.T. Company
15.07.18: To 562 M.T. Company
11.12.18: Leave extended to 28.12.18
02.04.19: Transferred to U.K. for release
02.05.19: Demobilised as Lorry Driver. Home address 63 Mansfield Road, Daybrook, Notts
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
From Bingham Heritage Website: John Tom’s grandmother Phoebe, licensee of the Wheatsheaf until 1881, owned a number of “superior” houses on Long Acre which he inherited on the death of his father in 1919.
Address: 93 Front Street, Arnold
Employment: Motor Mechanic, Jacoby Blacking Co, Daybrook
Household: wife Alice
Address: 19 Haddon Road, West Bridgford
Occupation: Cafe shopkeeper
Household: he was widowed and was living with housekeeper Carrie Horsfield
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived and worked in Radcliffe on Trent.