Project Description



Born 24th February 1883 in Codnor, Derbyshire

Married 18th November 1911 to Millicent Huskinson age 26, at the Methodist church Radcliffe on Trent. Daughters Irene Mary born 25.3.12 and Doris Hilda born 15.9.13

Date of death 1969

1891 Census

Age 7 living with father Eli, a coal miner, mother Sarah, brothers Walter 12, Henry 10, William 4, Frank 4 months and sister Agnes 14 in Heanor, Derby.

1901 Census

Age 18 living with father Eli, a coal hewer underground, mother Sarah, brothers Walter 22 a coal hewer, Henry 20 also a coal hewer, William 14, Frank 10, Daniel Donald 6 and sister Dora 9 at 10 Ormande Street, Heanor, Derby. He is employed as a coal hewer underground.

1911 Census

Age 27, living with father Eli, a coal hewer, mother Sarah, brothers William 24, Frank 20, Daniel Donald 16 and sisters Dora 19 and Hilda Lucy 19 at 38, Ormonde Street, Langley Mill, Notts. Millicent Huskinson is there as a visitor. His employment is recorded as coal hewer (unemployed).

Military Service

Rank: Air Mechanic

Service No: 33044

Military Unit: Royal Flying Corps

Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 22.10.16

Enlisted 17.6.16 as an Air Mechanic

Civilian employment at enlistment: motor transport driver. Height 5ft 8½ins, chest 34ins

6.9.16: Military Hospital, Eastleigh

France 22.10.16-6.9.17

27.8.17: Sprained ankle

6.10.17-15.10.17: Furlough

5.8.19: Aegean, Malta

6.9.19: UK for leave

15.11.19: Transferred to Royal Air Force reserve

30.4.20: Discharged

Medals: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Ivy Cottage, Bingham Road

Other information

He was 28, living at 38 Ormonde St, Langley Mill at the time of his marriage. Occupation: Carter.

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1939 Register

Address: Beeston, Nottingham

Occupation: lorry driver

Household: living with wife Millicent Annie born 22.9.1885 and daughter Doris (married name Fisher)

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Married a woman from Radcliffe on Trent and had a Radcliffe address when on active service.