Project Description

SAM CHAMBERLAIN 1899–?

S.Chamberlain-ed

Photo from the Cutler collection, held at Radcliffe patish council office

Born 1899, June quarter, in Radcliffe on Trent

Baptised 16th April 1899 at St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Date of death unknown

1901 Census

Sam Chamberlain was two years old living his with father George, a bricklayer’s labourer, mother Annie Eliza Starbuck, his brothers George 16 and Sidney 7,  sisters Eliza 19, Eleanor 14 and Elsie, 12. The family lived on Hogg Lane, Radcliffe on Trent.

1911 Census

Age 12, at school, living with his brother-in-law, John Tom Vickerstaff, Sam’s sister Jane and cousin Ernest at West End Villas. His widowed mother was also living at West End Villas.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Military Unit: 1/5th Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters, 139th Brigade, 46th Division

Service Number: 108551

Theatre of War: France and Flanders

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Hogg Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Hogg Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: mother Ann Eliza Chamberlain and brother Sydney

From the 1931 Electoral Register

Address: Hogg Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: mother Ann Eliza Chamberlain and Winifred

From the 1939 Register

Unable to find

Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent.