WILLIAM VICKERSTAFF 1893–1943
Born 4th March 1893, Radcliffe on Trent
Married Winifred Emily, daughter of Tom Daniel, on 26 December 1922 at St Mary’s Church Radcliffe on Trent.
Children: Ronald W. born March quarter 1923 in Basford District and Doreen M. born 4th March 1924 in Bingham district.
Died 1943 age 50
Radcliffe on Trent School Register
Started school in 1896, when his home was on Back Lane, Radcliffe
Age 8, living on Hogg Lane, Radcliffe with his father George, 43, bricklayer’s labourer, mother Mary, née Nowell, 41, siblings George, 14, builder’s carter, Frederick, 12, carter on farm, Nellie, 6, Mary, 4, Fanny (Annie), 2 and Robert 9 months. His sister Ada, 10, was living with Aunt Eliza Vickerstaff, a laundress, on The Green, Radcliffe.
Unable to find him in 1911. His parents and siblings were living at Lamcote, Radcliffe.
Service Number: 24254
Military Unit: 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers
Theatre of War: France
27.8.16: Gunshot wound right knee, followed by amputation
30.5.17: Discharged due to wounds
19.7.17: Silver War Badge issued
Awarded a permanent disability pension, 16 shillings 6d (82p) a week for life
Address: Lamcote, Radcliffe on Trent
Medals Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medal
From the Electoral Registers:
1921, 1922: Living on Water Lane, Radcliffe
1923: Living at 59 Dunstan Street, Netherfield, Notts.
1929-1931: Living on Bailey Lane with wife Winifred Emily
From the 1939 Register
Address: No. 31 Council Houses, Cliff Crescent, Radcliffe on Trent
Occupation: Time keeper, dye works
Household: living with wife Winifred E. (born 13th October 1904), engaged in unpaid domestic duties, and daughter Doreen M., working for Boots Cash Chemists.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent