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Radford, Nottingham
Fred Ledger Riley was the son of Joseph Riley Randall and Eliza Ledger who married in the Radford registration district in 1869. His father switched to being known as Joseph Randall Riley after their marriage. Their children included: Mary Ann (b.1870), John (b.1872), Rebecca (b.1875), Thomas (b.1878), Catherine Underwood (b.1880), Randall (b.1883), Fred Ledger (b.1886), Lucy (b.1891), Edward (b.1893) and William (b.1896). The Riley family lived at: Knight Row, Basford [C.1871]; Beardall Street, Hucknall [C.1881]; 43 Brixton Road, Radford [C.1891]; 2 Dulwich Road, Radford [C.1901 & C.1911 & CWGC of his brother]. Joseph Randall Riley, who was latterly a colliery banksman [C.1911], died at Nottingham, aged 71, in 1921. His wife, Eliza Ann, died in the Basford registration district in 1923, aged 73. In 1908 Fred Ledger Riley married Eliza Adams at Nottingham. Among their children were: Frank (b.1908), William (b.1914) and probably Fred (b.1911). The family were living at 27 Bloomsgrove Street, Radford in 1911. In 1919 his widow married William Slater at Nottingham. Eliza Slater died at Nottingham, aged 66, in 1952.
Cycle trade scourer (C. 1901) Colliery bandsman (C. 1911)
08 Nov 1917
147178 - CWGC Website
10th Bn King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
He enlisted at Nottingham; died of his wounds; buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West Vlaanderen, Belgium.
His brother Private Thomas Riley of the 8th Bn. [King's Own] Yorkshire Light Infantry was killed in action on 1st July 1916
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