RAMC Badge WW1

Born Redmile, 21st June 1886.

Baptised 1st August 1886 at St Peter’s Church, Redmile.

Married December 1915 to Francis E Twells, Basford district

Remarried 1928 to Hilda Baker née Musson who had a son William Baker born 1917

Died 24th December 1952, age 66, in Nottingham

1891 Census

Age 5  living above a grocer’s shop at Redmile. Father John J. a foreman carpenter and joiner, mother Frances a grocer and draper. Sister Sarah J. 8, Jessie M. Simpson 13, mother’s niece and Mary A. Simpson 32, father’s sister, a grocer and draper’s assistant.

1901 Census

Age 15. Family are still living in Redmile. Father is architect’s clerk of works, mother a grocer shopkeeper and Jessie M. Simpson a grocer’s assistant.

1911 Census

Family had moved to Radcliffe on Trent and were living at Grosvenor Villas, Bingham Rd. Philip working as a joiner. Sister Sarah, age 28, was working as a daily governess.

Military Service

Rank: Acting Sergeant

Service Number: 1175

Military Unit: Royal Army Medical Corps

Theatre of War: Unknown

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Bingham Rd, Radcliffe on Trent

1921 Census

Address: Bingham Road, Radcliffe

Employment: Sanitary Inspector, Noot, Corporation

Household: father John, County Council, Clerk of Works, mother Frances, sister Sarah, piano teacher.

1939 Register

Address: Western Boulevard, Nottingham

Occupation: District sanitary inspector for Nottingham Corporation

Household: wife Hilda, born 22.9.1893, a volunteer casualty assistant and stepson William, a tobacco worker and member of St John’s Ambulance Brigade.

Other information

Living at 10 Noel Street, Nottingham at date of death.  Survived by wife Hilda Kate Bird.  Effects £2726.3s.5d.

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent