WALTER RICHARDSON 1882–1929
Born Oct 26th 1882 at Woodborough, Notts.
Married 26th September 1905 to Emma Vickers, children Dorothy, Edna, Charles Frederick, Hilda, Walter, Eric
Died 6th April 1929. Buried in Radcliffe on Trent cemetery
Age 8 living on Main Street, Woodborough with father William a framework knitter, mother Harriet a shopkeeper, brothers Charles 11 and Frederick 6 months and sisters Ada 6 and Ann Mary 4.
Age 18 lodging in Paper Mill Cottages, Lowdham, the house next door to his parents, with his brother Charles and retired farmer John Sowter.
Age 28 living with wife Emma and 2 daughters Dorothy Mary, 3 and Edna, 1 in Albert Street, Radcliffe on Trent. He is employed as a domestic groom.
Service number: 63152
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
Rank: Shoeing smith/driver
Enlisted: 23 December 1914
Discharged: 15 August 1918 due to tuberculosis of the lung
Awarded a Silver War Badge: 435714
Initially on 19th July 1920 he was assessed at 100% degree of disability, August 1920 60%. On 16th August 1921 this was reduced to 40%, pension of 16s for himself and 14s 2d in respect of his wife and children. His pension continued until 11th September 1923.
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
By 1920 he is employed as a gardener.
From the 1922 Electoral Register
Address: Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: Walter living with wife Emma
Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived and died in Radcliffe on Trent.