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Frank Vivian Radcliffe
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8 NOV 1885 Werneth Park, Oldham
Samuel Radcliffe
E Roberts
15 JUN 1918 London aged 32
Frank Vivian Radcliffe attended Cheltenham College, from September 1900 to Easter 1902.

He was an early motorcyclist registering a 2hp De Dion motor tricycle on 23rd June 1906 whilst living in Priory Cottage, Corhsam, Wiltshire.

In WW1 he was a driver for the British Red Cross Society and Order of St John who went out to France on 1st April 1915 and then transferred to the French Red Cross, possibly in September 1915.

At his death he was living at Four Acres Hatch Beauchamp Somerset.

He left an estate of £4,694 17s 5d, to Lieutenant Walter Lindsay Barton.

There is a memorial to him along with his brother Major Samuel Roberts Radcliffe DSO at St Peter Churchyard, Shirwell, Devon which was the local parish church of his cousin John Rookhurst Platt of Youlston Park who was also killed in WW1.

Information kindly provided by Paul Foster, a WW1 specialist of


Radcliffe, Frank Vyvian of Four Acres, Hatch Beauchamp, Somersetshire died 15 June 1918 at 18 Langham street, Middlesex. Probate London 6 February to Walter Lindsay Barton, Lieutenant H.M. Army. Effects £4,694 17s 5d.

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