|Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)||28702||17th & 2nd Battalions|
Thomas was born in 1885 at Crich, and worked as a farm labourer before joining the Foresters.
He probably was in a new batch of men in August 1915 just after the 17th battalion was raised. [ ]
In 1918 he was awarded the Military Medal.
Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.
Derbyshire Courier 25 May 1918
Pte Thomas Radford, of Plaistow Green, is reported wounded. We announced last week that his brother, Pte Austin Radford, had been wounded and taken prisoner.
Derby Daily Telegraph, Wednesday 18 September 1918
The latest official list of awards of military medals includes the names of Corpl. F. Mosely (Derby) and 28702 Pte. T. Radford (Crich) both of the Notts and Derby Regiment.
[Cpl Mosley in the news piece is actually 202115 Cpl Mosby: ]
Thomas Radford's brother Austin Radford is also on the Roll of Honour.
1891: South Wingfield
|Austen E||son||1||South Wingfield|
|Daisy A||daughter||9 mo||South Wingfield|
RG12 piece 2747 folio 82 page 3
1901: South Wingfield
1918 Crich voters
Thomas Radford, Wheatcroft; absent on military service.
1939 Register: Plaistow Green
Thomas Radford (single) b.30 June 1885; farmer