WILLIAM PERCY CUTLER 1886–1980
Photograph from the Cutler collection, housed in Radcliffe Parish Council office
Born 27th April 1886 in Nottingham
Baptised 30th May 1886 at St Philip’s Church, Sneinton. Home address: 70 Robin Hood Street
Married Kathleen Mary Parr of Beaconsfield Villas, daughter of Butler and Anne Parr, on 27th September 1915 at St Mary’s Church Radcliffe on Trent
One child recorded on enlistment as Frederick William Cutler born September 3rd 1916 and registered at Bingham.
Died 1980 in Rushcliffe District, age 94.
Age 4 living at 104 Sneinton Hill, Nottingham with father Edward, a meat inspector, mother Elizabeth (née Robotham) who was born in India, his brother, Edward 11, two sisters Elizabeth 6 and Maud 4 months and a female servant.
Age fourteen living at 35 Bruce Grove, Nottingham with father Edward, a meat market superintendent, mother Elizabeth,sister Elizabeth, a milliner, and brother Charles, eight. William was employed in a lace warehouse.
Age 25, a Warehouseman (Lace Manufacturer), living with father Edward, a corporation clerk, mother Elizabeth, his brother Charles Henry 18 and sister Elizabeth Robotham 26 at 41, St Mathias Road, Nottingham. He is employed as.
Rank: Private then Lance Corporal
Service Number: 220665
Military Unit: Royal Army Service Corps
Theatre of War: presumed served in the U.K. and therefore not in a theatre of war
Age 29 years 8 months. Occupation: Lace manufacturer. Height 5ft 7¾ins, weight 139lbs, chest 39ins
Address at time of attestation: Beaconsfield Villas, Radcliffe on Trent. His address has later been altered to 17, Castle Gate, Nottingham.
Classified medically as B3. (Only suitable for sedentary work). Served as a clerk, probably total time at Aldershot.
11.12.15: To army reserve
28.11.16: Mobilised/posted. 29.11.1916 Joined Aldershot
18.2.19: Demobilised as acting Lance Corporal, 239 (Horse Transport) Company. At this time his address was Walnut Grove, Radcliffe.
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Walnut Grove, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: Walnut Grove, Radcliffe
Employment: Lace Manufacturer, employer
Household: wife Kathleen, sons Frederick and John, nursemaid Sarah Goulder
Kelly’s directories: in 1920 and 1922, living on Walnut Grove. In 1925, living at the Poplars, Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent. In Kelly’s directory 1941 he is listed as a gown manufacturer at 73, Musters Road, West Bridgford.
1922 Electoral Register
Address: Walnut Grove, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: 73 Musters Road, West Bridgford
Occupation: Managing Director, clothing
Household: wife Kathleen born 6.10.1893 and son Frederick, employed in clothing manufacture. Frederick was in St John’s Ambulance. Air Raid Precautions, West Bridgford.
Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Radcliffe on Trent address when on active service