PHILIP HENRY RICHMOND 1891–1958
Born 1891 in Radcliffe on Trent
Baptised 8th February 1891, St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Married in 1912 to Gertrude Coote, three children, Sidney William born 20th January 1913, George Philip and Frank Edward.
Died 17th December 1958
Radcliffe on Trent School Register
Admitted 15 January 1894
Age 5 months living with father Philip, a carter, mother Mary, sisters Mary Fanny 11 and Edith 8.
Age 10 living on Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent between The Manvers Public House and the school, with father Philip, a cottager and carter, mother Mary and sisters Edith A., 18, a sewing machinist and Florence 5 and a servant Edward Sheffield.
Age 20 working and living on the farm on Main Road with his father Philip who is now recorded as a farmer, mother Mary and sister Florence Lillian 15.
1913 – occupation given as butcher on son Sydney William’s baptismal record.
Rank: Bombardier (on demobilisation)
Service Number: 151422
Military Unit: Royal Garrison Artillery
Theatre of War: Unconfirmed but likely to have been France and Flanders
Occupation: sword miller living in Sheffield. Height 5ft 6ins, chest 40ins, weight 168lbs
Next of kin: Gertrude Richmond, 5 Eastwood Yard, Bingham Rd, Radcliffe on Trent (wife)
5.9. 17: Posted to British Expeditionary Force
26.2.18: Given leave due to the death of his 5 year old son, Sidney William, who was knocked down and killed by motor lorry. Inquest held 27.2.1918. On son’s death certificate Philip Henry is described as a butcher.
Acting bombardier in Cologne. Wasn’t discharged until 16.10.1919, though had been on leave.
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Eastwood Cottages, Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent
He is listed in 1914 Wright’s directory as a butcher at 81 Arkwright Street, Nottingham and in his father’s will in 1926 he is recorded as a butcher.
From the 1922 Electoral Register
Address: Bolton Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: Philip Henry Richmond living with wife Gertrude
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived and worked in Radcliffe on Trent.