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  • Photograph shows the commonwealth wargraves commission headstone marking the grave of Cyril John Rickett at the Nottingham General Cemetery
Person Details
Radcliffe on Trent
Cyril John Rickett was born in 1889 at Radcliffe on Trent and was the son of John Rickett a pork butcher and Mary Ann Rickett née Morley of 186 Denman Street, Radford, Nottingham. His father John Rickett was born in 1858 at Southwell and his mother Mary Ann Morley was born in 1861 at Long Clawson, they were married in 1882, their marriage was recorded in the Bingham Registration District, they went on to have 4 children, sadly one was to die in infancy their surviving children were all born at Radcliffe on Trent and were, Ethel b1885, Cyril John b1889 and Margareta Annie b1893 . In the 1911 census the family are living at 186 Denman Street, Radford and are shown as John Rickett 53 yrs a pork butcher he is living with his wife Mary Ann 50 yrs assisting in the business and their children, Ethel 26 yrs assisting in the business, Cyril John a pork butcher and Margareta Annie 18 yrs a sewing machinist. Cyril John married his wife Millicent Atkin in 1914, their marriage was recorded in the Basford Registration District.
In the 1911 census he is a pork butcher.
29 Jun 1918
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Private
1/8th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Cyril John Rickett enlisted at Nottingham whilst residing at West Bridgford, he served with the 1/8th battalion Sherwood Foresters and died of wounds in Shepherds Bush Military Hospital on 29th June 1918, he was interred at the Nottingham General Cemetery (grave ref 8408)
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 1 July 1918: RICKETT, died of wounds, June 29th 1918, Cyril John Rickett, Sherwood Foresters, age 19, husband of Millicent Gertrude Rickett of West Bridgford.
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  • Photograph shows the commonwealth wargraves commission headstone marking the grave of Cyril John Rickett at the Nottingham General Cemetery
    Cyril John Rickett - Photograph shows the commonwealth wargraves commission headstone marking the grave of Cyril John Rickett at the Nottingham General Cemetery