WILLIAM ARTHUR HOWARD 1882–1929
Born Oct 1882, Nottingham
Married September 20th 1919 to Clarice Richmond, daughter Katherine
Living on Back Lane, Radcliffe on Trent, with father Thomas, shoemaker, mother Catherine née Bonser, and brother Sydney.
Living with family. He is employed as maltster and his brother is a plumber’s apprentice.
Boarding at Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent, with Mary Spencer, her son Harry Richmond, and her niece Clarice Richmond (Williams future wife). He is employed as a bricklayer’s labourer.
Service Number: 34712
Military Unit: Royal Engineers, 14th Army Troops Company
Theatres of War: Balkans and Egypt, date of entry 6.9.15
Attestation: 9th March 1915
Home address: Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent
Occupation: Maltster. Height 5ft 6ins, chest 35½ ins. Fit but required denture, no upper teeth. Next of Kin: Brother Sydney in Grantham.
22.8.15: Embarked Devonport
6.9.15: Disembarked Mondros, Turkey
24.10.15: Promoted Lance Corporal
21.1.17: Ismalia, Egypt, as L/Cpl. Drunk in town – reprimanded
14.11.17: Whilst on active service concealed intoxicants under horse fodder – severe reprimand
21.11.17: Requested revert to rank of driver
22.11.17: Cut finger while preparing fodder for his mules.
28.11.17: Admitted to hospital
19.12.17: Ruled that he was in no way to blame but had right index finger removed in General Hospital, Cairo.
14.6.19: Embarked Alexandria, HMS Tagus for UK
Served in Greece, Egypt and Palestine
In Cairo agreed 30% disability
Medals Awarded: 1914-1915 Star, British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent
From the 1922 Electoral Register
Address: Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.