REGINALD HARRY MALSOM 1896–1983
Reginald Malsom, Radcliffe Cricket Club 1922. Photo from the Cutler collection
Brother of Frederick George Malsom
Born 17th October 1896 in Dawlish, Devon.
Baptised 29th November 1896, St. Gregory the Great, Dawlish
Married Constance B. Gibson in 1924
Died September 1983, age 82
Age four living with father Harry, a domestic coachman, mother Eleanor and brother Frederick, age three, in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan
Age 14 living with father Harry, a domestic chauffeur, mother Eleanor, brother Fredrick 13, and sister Beatrice Lilian 1, in West Leake
From UK Silver War Badge Records 1914-1920
Service Number: 265603
Military Unit: The Sherwood Foresters
Theatre of War: Unconfirmed, served overseas
Discharged: 6.7.1918 due to wounds
Medals Awarded: Received Silver War Badge no. 420331 in July 1918. No records available for campaign medals, entitled to British War and Victory Medals and possibly 1914-1915 Star
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Victoria Road (Street), Radcliffe on Trent
From the 1922 Electoral Register
Address: Victoria Street, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: living with parents Harry and Eleanor
From the 1935 Electoral Register: living at 118 Wheelwright Road, Birmingham. From the 1938 and 1939 Kelly’s Directory of Birmingham: living at 1988 Coventry Road, South Yardley (Private resident). From the Mechanical Engineer Records 1847-1930: he was a Mechanics student at The College, Loughborough in 1939. He was living in Stourbridge District of W. Midlands when he died in 1983.
From the 1939 Register
Address: 1988 Coventry Road, Birmingham
Occupation: clerk, steel tube works
Household: living with wife Constance born 2.10.1897
Both are Air Raid Precautions wardens.
Reason for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.