SAMUEL CHADWICK 1883–1974
Born 30th December 1883 in Nottingham
Baptised 30th May 1885 at St Philip’s Church, Sneinton. Home address: Poplar Square
Married Lily Billington, 1908. Children: Sarah (known as Sally) b.1907, Samuel b.1909, William b.1910, Florence Lily b.1914, Bernard b.1916 died 1917, Freda Winifred b.1919
Died 1974, age 90
Age 7 living with father Samuel, aged 42, a hawker, mother Emily and sister Sarah age 3 at 34 Lake Yard, Nottingham
Age 17 living at 1 Whitelaw Yard in Nottingham with father Samuel, mother Emily and sister Sarah 13. He is employed as a railway porter.
Service Number: 15511, then 529653
Military Unit: Northumberland Fusiliers, 11th (service) brigade, then 472nd Agricultural Company, Labour Corps
Theatre of War: Unconfirmed but service details indicate he was based in the U.K.
Enlisted: 8 September 1914
Age: 29 years 279 days
Next of kin: Wife Lily, sons Samuel and William, daughters Sally and Sarah.
Address: 6 Marriott Square, Nottingham.
Height 5ft 1½ins, weight 123lbs, fair complexion, blue eyes and brown hair, vision: 6/6, girth 37ins, range of expansion 2ins. Physical development good. Distinguishing marks, tattoo on right arm.
Religion: Church of England
7.10.1914: Discharged from the Northumberland Fusiliers ‘Not likely to become an efficient soldier ‘
Note: The attestation papers for Samuel Chadwick are available in the British Army WW1 Pension Records 1914-1920. The remainder of his record is missing. It has not been possible to establish why he was in receipt of a war pension or the details of his service in the war years. Family information suggested he had been with the army of occupation.
No details available for medals
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Roll
Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent
From the 1922 Electoral Register
Address: Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: wife Lily
From the 1939 register
Address: 4 Eastville Street, Nottingham
Employment: general labourer
Household: wife Lily born 21.9.1888
Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Radcliffe on Trent address when on active service.