Project Description



Born 10th June 1888 Denton, Lincs

Baptised 6th January 1889 at St Andrew’s Church, Lincolnshire

Married 1920 to Florence Turner, Chesterfield

Died 19th December 1955, 8 Mill Lane, Warmsworth, Doncaster

1891 Census

Living at Denton. Father George, a mason, mother Isabella, brothers James, Charles, Herbert, Tom; sisters Rose, Florence and Violet.

1901 Census

Living at Denton with parents and siblings.

1911 Census

Lawrence is a carter and his mother is a shopkeeper (bakery), living at Bramcote St, Nottingham.

Military Service

Rank: Driver

Service Number: M2/034605

Military Unit: Mechanical Transport/Royal Army Service Corps, North Midland Div. Supply Column

Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 26.2.15.

Enlisted: 14 Nov 1914 to Army Service Corps

Address: 172 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham. Age: 26, occupation motor driver, height 5ft 8½ins, weight 143lbs. Next of kin Harriet Isabel Green, mother. Mother’s address later changed to Lincoln Grove, Cropwell Rd, Radcliffe on Trent

26.2.1915: To France

5.6.16 – 17.6.1916: Leave

1.11.1917: Hospital admission, sickness

5.7. 18 – 12.7.1918: Hospital admission, dental problems

May 1919: Returned home.

Medals Awarded: 1914-1915 Star, British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Lincoln Grove, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1939 Register

Address: 159 Sheffield Road, Doncaster

Occupation: Coal washery foreman

Household: living with wife Florence born 11.5.1890

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Radcliffe on Trent address in 1918