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About John George Nodding (Jack)

Date of Birth
Q1 1871

Service Number
480, 444949

Birth Place
Cockfield, Durham, England

Date of Death
25 February 1930

Place of Death
Railton’s Buildings , Staindrop, Durham, England

Burial
St Mary's churchyard ext, Staindrop, Durham, England Kerb plot 341

Relationships

Parents
Thomas Nodding born abt 1845 and Sarah Hardy born abt 1849 married Q2 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Mary E born abt 1869, Thomas born abt 1874, James born abt 1876, Walter born abt 1878, William born abt 1880, Robert N born abt 1883, Frederick born abt 1885, Henry born abt 1888

Marriage
Jane Ann Eland born abt 1877 marriage 20 March 1897 St Johns, Darlington. Durham, England

Children
Ivy Nodding born abt 1898 Staindrop, Durham, England

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Durham Light Infantry, Labour Corps

Rank
Sergeant

Medals
1914-15 Star , British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
Yes

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1891, 1901, 1911 Coal Miner

Campaigns
France

Additional Information

Census Information
1871 Cockfield, Durham, England, 1881 Queens Head Wynd, Staindrop, Durham, England, 1891 Crawford Street, Staindrop, Durham, England, 1901 Main Street, Staindrop, Durham, England, 1911 The Green, Staindrop, Durham, England

Absent Voters Roll
Railton’s Buildings , Staindrop, Durham, England, 444949

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry , Find my Past and Local knowledge

Notes
His wife was reputedly to have said that he practised marching down the Coach Road, Staindrop with some men and his voice could be heard in the village. Wife Jane Ann bought a fish and chip shop in Staindrop which was then later run by daughter Ivy and her husband Alf Jackson. Photos Sarah (mother) Thomas (father) medals, Jack, official photo to wife, Jack with wife and daughter Ivy,Jack behind man seated, Jack centre front, Jack back right ,Jack at Rothbury training YMCA, Jack small man on right

- Research by JP