Born 11 October 1888, Nottingham

Married 4 April 1918 to Mabel Lymbery at St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent. Children Cecil born 1918 and Rita born 1920

Date of death unknown, possibly 1966 Hastings, Sussex.

1891 Census

Age 2 living at 8 St Saviour’s Street, Nottingham with father Charles, cellar man, mother Eliza, brothers Charles W 10, Arthur 4 and a boarder Harry Spriggs, a chemist’s assistant.

1901 Census

Age 12 living with father a wine merchant cellarman, brother Charles 20, warehouse clerk, brother Arthur 14, telegraph messenger. They are still living at 8 St Saviour’s Street.

1911 Census

Age 22 living at 15 Lois Avenue, Nottingham with parents and brother Arthur 24, a joiner. He is employed as a law clerk.

Military Service

Rank: Corporal

Service Number: SS/6582

Military Unit: Army Service Corps

Theatre of War: Egypt, date of entry 20.3.15.

Attested: 1.2.1915

Address: South View, Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent. Stenographer. 5ft 2½ ins, 32ins chest

Father: Charles Richmond of South View

Aldershot: 29.1.1915

Promoted: March 1915

Mediterranean Expeditionary Force: March 1915 – September 1915

Discharged Dec 1915 no longer fit for war service. Silver War Badge

Medals Awarded: 1914-1915 Star, British War and Victory

Other information

Pension due to Ametropia (loss of ability to focus images on retina) – Compound hypermetropic astigmatism

Sight failed Imbros in Aegean Sea because of excessive clerical work with very little rest or time off duty

Medical Board ¼ vision only. Due to glare of sun

1921 Census

Address: 24 Derby Grove, Radcliffe

Employment: security clerk, L C W and P Bank, Carrington Street, Nottm

Household: wife Mabel, son Cecil, daughter Rita, and domestic servant Elsie Butlin

1939 Register

Address: 26 Paget Road, Stoke Newington

Employment: Bank clerk

Household: wife Mabel born 12.12.1887, son Cecil, salesman motor accessories

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.