WILLIAM REDMILE 1880–1954
Photograph from the Cutler collection
Born 26th December 1880 Loughborough
Married 1903 to Alice Ashley, three children, Alice Kate born 1903, William 1908 and Harry 1913.
Died 1954, age 73, address Eastwood Road, Radcliffe on Trent. He is buried in Radcliffe on Trent Cemetery (Plot A062)
Age three months living at 11 Russell Street, Loughborough with father William, a hosiers needle maker, mother Kate, brother John T., four, and sister Sarah, eighteen months. Kate died in 1885 and father William married Hannah Cooke in 1886.
Age 10 living at 31 Alfred Street South, Nottingham with father William, a needle maker, mother Hannah, brother John T., 14, and sisters Sarah 11 and Florence 1.
Age 20 living with father William, mother Hannah, sisters Sarah 21 and Florrie 10 at 28 Fisher Gate, Nottingham. He was employed as a needle and cycle maker.
Age 30 living on Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent with wife Alice and their children Alice 8, William 2. He was employed on his own account as a cycle and motor mechanic.
Service Number: M2/50174
Military Unit: 46 Divisional Motor Transport, Royal Army Service Corps
Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 4.3.15
From attestation paper: Height 5ft 3ins, chest 36ins
15.10.14–20.2.15: In Territorials as lorry driver
4.3.15: Posted to France with British Expeditionary Force. Embarked SS Blackwell
9.7.15: To 46 Divisional Supply.
17.11.17: Forfeited 1 days’ pay for not having lookout in back of vehicle
28.4.19: Served as lorry driver until discharged
Medals Awarded: 1914-1915 Star, British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: Bingham Road, Radcliffe
Employment: cycle and motor cycle mechanic
Household: wife Alice, daughter Alice, hosiery worker J R Morleys, Manvers Street, Nottm, sons Willie and Harry
1922 Electoral Register
Address: Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: living with wife Alice above the shop.
Address: 2 Eastwood Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Occupation: Cycle Agent
Household: living with daughter Alice, a hosiery worker.
Wrights Directories: Cycle Agent. Had a cycle shop in the village after the war.
He died 16 June 1954 at 6 Eastwood Road, Radcliffe on Trent and administration of his estate was granted to his daughter Alice Kate Powell,
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived, worked and died in Radcliffe on Trent.