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Radcliffe on Trent
Samuel was born in 1892 at Radcliffe on Trent and was the son of Albert a farm labourer and Alice Oliver nee Weston of Barton in Fabis. His father Albert was born in 1869 at Barton in Fabis and his mother Alice Newman was born in 1869 at Radcliffe on Trent, they were married in 1892 at Nottingham and went on to have the following children, Samuel b1892 Radcliffe on Trent, Annie b1898 Derby, Mary b1900 Barton in Fabis, William Arthur b1902 Derby, Norah b1908 Kegworth and Vera b1913. In the 1911 census Samuel was living at Spring Farm Mapperley Plains Nottingham he is shown as being 20 yrs of age a servant, a waggoner on a farm and is living with Thomas Butter 54 yrs a farmer and his family. In the same 1911 census his parents and siblings are living at Barton in Fabis and are shown as Albert 42 yrs a farm labourer, he is living with his wife Alice 42 yrs and their children, Annie 13 yrs a scholar, Mary 11 yrs a scholar, William Arthur 9 yrs a scholar and Norah 3 yrs of age.
In 1911 he was a wagoner on farm.
30 Jul 1915
1622783 - CWGC Website
Forest Street, Shepshed, Loughborough
1/8th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Samuel Oliver attested 20th October 1914 at Southwell he gave his age as aged 23 years 10 months ,his occupation as carter employed by J H Kirkby of Southwell. His next of kin was his mother Alice Oliver Forest Street, Shepshed Leicestershire. He served with the 1/8th battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment and went to France on 2nd March 1915, he was killed in action on 30th July 1915, having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
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