JOHN WILLIAM VICKERSTAFF 1887–?
Born 23rd September 1887, Radcliffe on Trent
Baptised 10th January 1889 at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Date of death unknown
Radcliffe on Trent School Register
He started school on 9.2.1891, when his home was on Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent.
John aged 3, is living on “Bealy Lane” (Bailey Lane), Radcliffe on Trent with his parents William 36, a baker, and Adelaide 31, a dressmaker, and siblings Sam (i.e. Archibald ) 10 and Kathleen 4.
By the time of the 1901 Census, when John was 13, the family had increased by the addition of Charles 6 and Leonard 4. They lived on Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent.
Boarding in the home of Mrs Kathleen Springfield at 6 Albert Street, Grantham, listed as a Bricklayer, aged 23, born in Radcliffe on Trent.
We have been unable to find any record of John’s war service. There are five men with this name in the Medal Rolls Index cards serving in different regiments; we have been unable to make a link.
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Wharf Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
From the 1922 Register
Address: Victoria Road (Street), Radcliffe on Trent. Living with Jane Vickerstaff.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent with parents and siblings.