LESLIE RICHMOND 1899–1988
Born 25th December 1899 in Radcliffe on Trent
Baptised as Leslie Dent on 20th April 1902 at St. Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Died: 19th January 1988 age 89 (buried at Wilford Hill Cemetery, Nottingham)
Age one, living with his grandmother Mary A. Richmond a widow age 59 and her daughters Rosa Maria 26, a laundress, Jane 23, also a laundress, Emily 19, a blouse machinist, son Henry 15, a blacksmith, and granddaughter Clarice who was four years old. They are living on Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent.
Age eleven and living with his mother who was Rosa M. Richmond (see above) now recorded as Rose Dent having married a John Dent in 1901, a bricklayers labourer from Leicester. They have four children: Mabel 9, John 6, Frank 4, Alfred 3 and they are living on Mount Pleasant.
Service No: 125099 (Sherwood Foresters) previously 59911 (Leicester Regiment)
Military Unit: 2nd Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters, previously 14th Bn. Leicester Regiment
Details from Medal Rolls Index Card and 1921 Absent Voter List only. Military service record not found.
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Absent Voter List 1920, 1921, and 1922
Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
He is still living on Water Lane in 1930 – his mother died in 1931 and the next available record is the 1939 register (as below).
From the 1939 register
Address: 16 The Brickyard, Eastwood Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Occupation: Labourer, Coal Plater
Household: recorded as single and living alone
Reason for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent