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  • Ernest Pridmore
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Radford, Nottingham
Ernest Pridmore was the son of Charles and Louisa Pridmore. Their children included: Albert (b.1870), Arthur (b.1874), Herbert (b.1876), James (b.1878), Ernest (b.1886), Lily (b.1888) and Fred/Frederick (b.1891). The Pridmore family lived at North Street, Radford [C.1871]; 1 Holland Place, Radford [C.1881]; 42 Clapham Street, Radford [C.1891]; 87 Gladstone Street, Beeston [C.1901]; 11 Newton Street, Beeston [C.1911]. Charles Pridmore, who had initially worked as a foundry labourer and later as a general farm labourer, died aged 66 in 1905. His widow, Louisa, died, aged 63, in 1913. In 1911 at least three of Ernest Pridmore’s siblings were living in Radford and one or more of these must have been responsible for putting his name on the Radford St Peter’s Church War Memorial.
He was a lace bleacher in 1901 and a professional soldier by 1911.
27 Apr 1916
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152984 - CWGC Website
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Lance Corporal
1st Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
He enlisted at Nottingham. At the time of the 1911 census he was serving with the 1st Bn Northumberland Fusiliers in India. Early in the Great War, the unit fought at Mons, the First Battle of the Aisne and the First Battle of Ypres. Pridmore was wounded close to La Bassée. He was killed in action near Ypres following attempts to seize German-held craters. Reninghelst New Military Cemetery, West Vlaanderen, Grave Reference: I C 14
In memoriam published 27th April 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “PRIDMORE. — In loving memory our dear brother, Lance-Corporal Ernest Pridmore, killed action April 27th, 1916. Not forgotten. — Brother Jim and wife. “PRIDMORE. — In loving memory of my dear brother, Lce.-Corpl. E. Pridmore, killed in action April 27th, 1916. Gone, but not forgotten. — Brother Albert and family.” Notices courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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    From Beeston Remembers by David Hallam. Courtesy of Brian Szowkomud - Ernest Pridmore