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Royal engineers badge

Brother of Ronald

Born 31st January 1897,  in Farnsfield, Notts.

Baptised 14th March 1897, St. Michael’s Church, Farnsfield

Died 2nd June 1962

1901 Census

Age 4 living with father Joseph 31, a general labourer born in Radcliffe on Trent, mother Emily née Holmes 28, born in Farnsfield, brother Ronald 8 and sister Ada 1. They lived on Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent.

1911 Census

Age 14 living with father Joseph 41, a carpenter’s labourer on the railway, mother Emily, 40, brothers Ronald 18 and Jack 4, and sisters Ada 11 and Doris 2. They lived on Bailey Lane, Radcliffe in a 5 roomed house. He was employed as a gentleman’s gardener.

Military Service

Rank: Driver

Service Number: 343949, previously 162818

Military Unit: Royal Engineers

Theatre of War: Unconfirmed

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent


Died 2 June 1962 at The General Hospital, Nottingham.

Probate 14 August 1962 to Ronald Fletcher representative, Arthur Noel Fletcher, company director, and Peter Franklin Gordon Johnston, solicitor. Effects: £2391.8s.0d. Address given as 232 Derby Road, Beeston.

1920 Absent Voter List

Recorded as a driver with the Royal Engineers but with different service number 162818. Home address Bolton Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent.

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Bolton Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: Living with parents Joseph and Emily

From the 1939 Register

Not found

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.