CHARLES THORPE 1898–1976
Photograph courtesy of family
Born 1898, Radcliffe on Trent
Died September 1976
In 1901 he was 2 years old, living at Green’s Barn, Radcliffe on Trent, with his parents Thomas, a farm waggoner, and Eliza Thorpe (née Law), siblings Harry 17, Emily 13, Lydia 11, Clara 10, Ethel 7 and Eva 4.
Schoolboy aged 12, still living at Green’s Barn, Radcliffe, with father Thomas, a horseman on farm, mother Eliza and siblings George, Lydia, Ethel, Eva and boarder Mark Wragsdale.
Service Number: 612528
Military Unit: Royal Horse Artillery (Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery)
Theatre of War: unconfirmed, likely to have been France and Flanders
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Albert Street, Radcliffe on Trent
Possibly Charles H. Thorpe, born 19.9.1899, living at 106 Browning Drive Lincoln with wife Rhoda.
Occupation: drop forgeman, heavy worker.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived in Radcliffe on Trent with parents and siblings.