Project Description


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Born 26th October 1890  in Colwick, Nottinghamshire

Married 1920 to Florence East

Date of death -possibly 1965 in Doncaster

1891 Census

Age 6 months living in Colwick, with father, Thomas, manager of Cooperative Society Netherfield, mother Sarah and sister Nellie. Both his parents and sister were born in Radcliffe on Trent.

1901 Census

Age 10 living with father, manager Netherfield Cooperative Society, mother and sister Nellie May 14 on Colwick Vale.

1911 Census

Age 20 living in Ash Cottage, Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent with father Thomas Rose, Cooperative Store Manager and mother Sarah. Edward is employed as a clerk at Corn merchants.

Military Service

Rank: Lance Corporal

Service Number: 49007, then T/1591

Military Unit: 4th Field Company, Royal Engineers, 7th Division

Theatre of War: France and Flanders

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Roll

Ash Cottage, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1939 Register

Address: 42 Gorsey Bank, Wirksworth, Derbyshire

Occupation: corn merchant’s clerk

Household: living with wife Florence, born 18.12.1897 and mother Sarah

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived and worked in Radcliffe on Trent.