WALTER RICHARDSON 1882–1929
Born Oct 26th 1882 at Woodborough, Notts.
Married 26 September 1905 to Emma Vickers St Savior’s Church, Nottingham.
Children: Dorothy born 1908, Edna born 1910, William born 6 November 1911, Walter born 1914, Charles Frederick born 3 July 1919, Hilda born 17 September 1920, Eric born 1923.
Died 6th April 1929 age 48. Buried in Radcliffe on Trent cemetery
Age 8 living on Main Street, Woodborough with father William a framework knitter, mother Harriet a shopkeeper drapery and small wares, brothers Charles 11, Frederick 6 months and sisters Ada 6 and Ann Mary 4.
Age 18, domestic groom, lodging at Paper Mill Cottages, Lowdham, next door to his parents house, with his brother Charles, gardener.
Age 28 living with wife Emma and 2 daughters Dorothy Mary, 3 and Edna, 1 on Albert Street, Radcliffe on Trent. He is employed as a domestic groom.
Rank: Shoeing smith/driver
Service number: 63152
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
Enlisted: 23 December 1914
Discharged: 15 August 1918 due to tuberculosis
Awarded a Silver War Badge: 435714
He was assessed initially in August 1918 (confirmed on 19th July 1920) at 100% degree of disability and awarded a pension of 40 shillings, with an additional 29 shillings 6d (£1.47) for his wife and four children. The pension was reduced to 60% on 15 September 1920 and a further reduction to 40%, was made on 14 September, giving him a pension of 16 shillings (80p) and 14 shillings 2d (71p) in respect of his wife and children. His pension continued, according to the pension record card, until 11 September 1923.
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: Bailey Lane, Radcliffe
Employment: Gardener, F Barratt, Post Office
Household: wife Emma, daughters, Dorothy, Edna and Hilda, sons William, Eric and Charles
1922 Electoral Register
Address: Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: wife Emma
Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived and died in Radcliffe on Trent.