|Army Service Corps||6452
|Royal Field Artillery||89823||C Battalion
|Labour Corps||479504||943 A.E. Coy|
Photo courtesy Janet Aiken
Born in 1876 at Fritchley, Horace was the son of Thomas and Phoebe Radford. Married in 1900 to Sophia Marsh, he worked as a blacksmith at Tupton, near Chesterfield. He enlisted at Chesterfield in March 1915, aged thirty-eight, with a Fritchley address. Horace entered France in July 1915 and was invalided out in December 1919 suffering from rheumatism and with a head injury giving him a 20% disability allowance. He died in 1951 aged seventy -five.
Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory, British War and 15 Star Medals
To France 09/07/15
Cl Z 13/03/19
Army Pension Record
He enlisted at Chesterfield 08/03/15 aged 38, a blacksmith with an address of Fritchley.
10/12/19 Injury to head 20% disability, he also suffered from rheumatism. He was recorded as having a scar on his nose, healed, nasal bones limited with some flattening.
1891: Bull Bridge
|Charles S||Radford||son||22||General labourer||Fritchley|
|James W||Radford||son||20||Bobbin turner||Fritchley|
|Horace J||Radford||son||14||General labourer||Fritchley|
1901: Commonside, Lea
1911: Bridge Street, Tupton
1939 Register; 11 Bridge Street, Chesterfield
Horace J Radford born 4 October 1876, unemployed general blacksmith
Sophia Radford born 25 December 1871, unpaid domestic duties