Project Description

TOM DANIEL 1882–1949

Labour Corps

Born 15th March 1882 in Ruskington, Lincs.

Married in November 1903 to Emily Richmond of Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent.

Children: Winifred Emily born 1904, John Tom born 1906, David Albert born 1909, George Henry born 1910, William born 1913, Lilian born 1915 and Clifford, born 1918, Robert 1921, Norman 1924.

Died 1949 in Bingham District

1891 Census

Age 9 living with father David, a general labourer, mother Mary Ann née Jordan, sisters Fanny 15, Sarah Rebecca 12, Eliza Ann 6 and brother David Albert 3 on Chapel Lane, Ruskington, Lincolnshire.

1901 Census

Age 19 lodging with William (who also came from Ruskington) and Nellie Ellis, Hogg Lane, Radcliffe on Trent. He is employed as a railway labourer.

1911 Census

Age 29 living with wife Emily and his four children: Winifred 6, John Tom 4, David Albert 2 and George Henry 4 months at 14 Crown St off Carlton Rd, Nottingham. He is employed as a window cleaner.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service Number: 54925

Military Unit: 4th (Reserve)Leicestershire Regiment

Theatre of War: service record indicates all his service was in the U.K. so therefore did not serve in a theatre of war

Called up for Service 6.7.1916 and attested 7th July 1916 at Derby

Address: Chapel Yard, Radcliffe on Trent; occupation window cleaner, age 34 years 113 days, height 5ft 3⅜ins, chest 40ins, weight 134lbs

12.7.16: Posted

30.10.16: 2 days in Military Hospital, Catterick Camp with Ringworm

3.7.17: N.Somercotes – inattention on Parade, 4 days Confined to Camp.

11.7.17: N.Somercotes –  idle and inattention on Parade, 7 days C.C.

21.7.17: Doncaster – using obscene language to a non-commissioned officer, 7 days C.C.

3.8.17: N.Somercotes – overstaying draft leave from Tattoo until 10 p.m. on the 6th inst. (4 days), 168 hours detention.

27.9.17: Transferred to 5th (Cyclist) Battalion, East Yorks. Regiment, no. 534605

24.11.17: Burton Constable – not at place of duty to scrub tent(?) floor, 7 days confined to barracks.

16.2.18: Cresswell – whilst on active service being improperly dressed whilst walking out, 2 days C.B.

24.2.18: Cresswell – whilst on active service 1) disobeying an order given by an N.C.O., 2) using threatening language to an N.C.O., 168 hours detention.

12.3.18: Transferred to 479 Agricultural Company, Labour Corps.

22.3.19: Transferred to 477 Agr. Company, Labour Corps, Lincoln

29.6.19: Demobilised to Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent. Character: Good.

Medals Awarded:  Ineligible for campaign medals because he served in the U.K.

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: living with wife Emily

From the 1939 Register

Address: 2 Council Houses, Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: General labourer

Household: living with wife Emily and sons Robert and Norman.

Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent 1901 and demobilised to village.