Project Description

LESLIE RICHMOND 1899–1988

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Born 25th December 1899 in Radcliffe on Trent

Baptised as Leslie Dent on 20th April 1902 at St. Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Died: 19th January 1988 age 89 (buried at Wilford Hill Cemetery, Nottingham)

Brother of Henry Richmond.

1901 Census

Age one, living on Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent with his grandmother Mary A. Richmond a widow age 59 and her daughters Rosa Maria 26, a nd Jane 23,  laundresses, Emily 19, a blouse machinist, son Henry 15, a blacksmith, and granddaughter Clarice who was four years old. They are living

1911 Census

Age eleven and living on Mount Pleasant with his mother Rosa M. Richmond (see above) now recorded as Rose Dent. She married a John Dent in 1901, a bricklayers labourer from Leicester. They had four children: Mabel, nine, John, six, Frank, four, and Alfred, three.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service No: 125099 (Sherwood Foresters) previously 59911 (Leicester Regiment)

Military Unit: 2nd Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters, previously 14th Bn. Leicester Regiment

Details from Medal Rolls Index Card and 1921 Absent Voter List only. Military service record not found.

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Absent Voter List 1920, 1921, and 1922

Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

Other information

He was still living on Water Lane in 1930. His mother died in 1931 and the next available record is the 1939 register (as below).

From the 1939 register

Address: 16 The Brickyard, Eastwood Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: Labourer, Coal Plater

Household: recorded as single and living alone

Reason for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent