|Lincolnshire Regiment||203830||2/4th Battalion|
Photo courtesy of siblings David Varney and Elizabeth Varney
Born in 1890 at South Wingfield, Austin worked as a cowman on a farm at Wakebridge before joining the Lincolnshire Regiment.
1918 Crich voters
Austin Ellis Radford, Wheatcroft; absent on military service.
Derbyshire Courier 18 May 1918
WOUNDED AND PRISONER
Pte. Austin Radford, Crich
Derbyshire Courier, 7 December 1918
CRICH, LEA, & HOLLOWAY
Private Austin Radford of Salmon House, Plaistow Green, returned home on Monday after about a year in the hands of the Germans.
Derbyshire Courier 1 April 1919
A welcome home tea and social were held on Saturday in the schoolroom at Wheatcroft to celebrate the homecoming of Private Austin Radford, Lincolns, who has been a prisoner in Germany since last March.
Prisoner of War record
RADFORD Austin 203830; Pte; 4th Lincolns; Ecourt 21.3.18; Minden; Moorwood Moor, Derby 14.6.88; Mr W Radford, Plaistow Green, Nr Crich
He was repatriated, arriving at Hull 27 November 1918.
1891: South Wingfield
|Austen E||Radford||son||1||South Wingfield|
|Daisy A||Radford||daughter||9 mo||South Wingfield|
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