RICHARD WADE STEADMAN 1891–1970
Brother of George Edward Steadman
Born 30th September 1891 in Braceby, Lincolnshire
Married 1: Edith Pepper in 1918 in Radcliffe on Trent (died 1936)
Children: Constance born 1925, Frances J. born 1927, Henry M. born 1929,
Married 2: Grace Collishaw in 1943 in Bingham district
Died June 1970 age 78 in Spalding, Lincolnshire
Age 9 living with father John 35, who was a waggoner on a farm and mother Elizabeth Steadman 34, sisters Emma France 15, Ruth E. 1 and brothers John W. 6, and George Edward 4. They lived at 37 High Street, Ropsley, Lincs.
No record found
Service Number: 134163
Military Unit: Royal Garrison Artillery – 435th Siege battery and then 50th Siege battery
Theatre of War: France and Flanders
Enlisted: Newark 17th January 17
Age on enlistment: 25 years 88 days
Occupation: Maltster’s Drayman. Address: The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent
Height 5ft 9ins, weight 135lbs, girth 37 ins, range of girth 4ins, medical category A. Religion: Church of England, next of kin: John Steadman, father, The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent
23.1.17: Sent to South Camp, Ripon
1.2.17 : Ardhallow (Coastal Battery, Clyde Defences, Scotland)
28.4.17: Portkil (Clyde Defences)
12.6.17: North Camp
27.7.17: Posted to France with the British Expeditionary Force
2.8.17: Posted from Base to the Field
6.2.18: Attached to Ring Dump
3.3.18: 14 days leave to UK via Calais
4.12.18: Granted Class I Proficiency Pay at 6d per day
24.2.19: Sent to the dispersal centre at Clipstone
25.3.19: Demobilised. Home address 14 Station Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Station Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent
Married Edith Ann Pepper at The Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Radcliffe on Trent on 14 March 1918 and they lived at 13 Station Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent. Had 4 children with Edith who died in 1936. He subsequently married Grace Collishaw in 1943 who died in 1987.
From the 1939 Register
Address: New Barn, Radcliffe Road, Bingham. Widower.
Occupation: Horseman on farm.
Household: living with daughters Constance, machinist, Frances Joan at school, son Henry at school, Grace Collishaw, widow, unpaid domestic duties and one other person whose record is officially closed.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Married a Radcliffe on Trent woman and lived in the village.