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CWGC Appeal for relatives of Fitzroy Vagg Ratcliffe.
« on: Tuesday 03 April 18 19:47 BST (UK) »
CWGC appeal for relatives to locate the next of kin for soldiers who died as a result of WW1.

https://www.cwgc.org/

Probate 12 January 1917 - Fitzoy Vagg Ratcliffe of The Rising Sun , Chew Magna , Somerset - army pensioner - died 22 June 1916 - at the Sanatorium Shepton Mallet - administration Wells 12 January to Sybil Vagg Bates (wife of Jessie Bates) Effects 290  7s 4d

Doynton, Gloucestershire 1901

Charles Ratcliffe   56
Elizabeth Ratcliffe   49
Fitzroy Vagg Ratcliffe   9
Sybil Vagg Ratcliffe   6

Father Charles Ratcliffe passed away 1911 aged 66 years - Chipping Sodbury - vol 6a 279

FIND A GRAVE

   
Holy Trinity Church - Doynton, South Gloucestershire Unitary Authority, Gloucestershire.
PLOT   SW of Church

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/164946768

first wife of Charles

Harriet Powell Ratcliffe - 1847 10 June 1889

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/164946795/harriet-ratcliffe

second wife of Charles as per 1901 census

Elizabeth Ann Vagg Ratcliffe - 1851 - 12 May 1909

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/164946838/elizabeth-ann-ratcliffe

Fitzroy Vagg Ratcliffe - 22 June 1916

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/136073705/fitzroy-vagg-ratcliffe

Casualty of the Great War,Fitzroy held the rank of Pioneer in the Signal Depot of the Royal Engineers~Service No:23117. He was 24.

Deaths Jun 1916 Ratcliffe Fitzroy 24 Shepton M. 5c 525

He was accepted for commemoration as war dead on 18th September 2014 and his name was immediately added to the United Kingdom Book of Remembrance.

He is commemorated on the churchyard war memorial.

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Re: CWGC Appeal for relatives of Fitzroy Vagg Ratcliffe.
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 03 April 18 19:53 BST (UK) »
Sister Sybil Vagg Ratcliffe married Jessie Bates - Q4 - Clutton Somerset - 5C 1209

There were 2 births at Clutton Somerset for Bates/Ratcliffe -

Bates    Amelia S    Ratcliffe    Clutton    5c   778  - March 1915

Bates    Charles T    Ratcliffe    Clutton    5c   565  - March 1918

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Re: CWGC Appeal for relatives of Fitzroy Vagg Ratcliffe.
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 03 April 18 20:00 BST (UK) »
There was a marriage at Weston registered June 1947

Bates    Charles T    Jarrett    Weston    7c   796

Jarrett    Ruth Y    Bates    Weston    7c   796

Charles Thomas Bates born 1 January 1918 passed away February 1994 - Weston Super Mare - 60 E 3071 - aged 76 years -

Did not find any children from Bates/Jarrett

There was a possible marriage Amelia S Bates  in June 1938

Bates    Amelia S    Millard    Bristol    6a   416

Millard    Richard T    Bates    Bristol    6a   416

There was a male Millard birth at Bristol in 1939

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Have sent a message to a possible relative and hope they will be able to help CWGC.
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Re: CWGC Appeal for relatives of Fitzroy Vagg Ratcliffe.
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 08 April 18 21:49 BST (UK) »
Sadly the person I messaged could not help - the relationship was distant...........very distant.....

Fitzroy Vagg Ratcliffe 1892-1916 is distantly related to my husband as follows - uncle of wife of nephew of husband of 1st cousin 2x removed.

Shame
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