Richard James Munt


Baptised Richard James Munt in Wheatley Church on 1 November 1895, son of James Munt, gardener's labourer also born in Wheatley, in 1874, and Annie nee Jeffrey, born in Barton, Middlesex in 1869. The family were living at 1 Shotover View, also listed as 11 Littleworth, in 1901 and 1911. Richard was a market gardener, too, working for his parents on the land behind the house (see photo of father and son in the Origins of the War chapter). He served as a Private in the Royal Field Artillery and possibly also in the Royal Flying Corps: the WW1 Medal Rolls Index shows him as a Driver, No. 170972. He married Daisy Gertrude Heels in Wheatley: she was an upholstress, born in Hackney, London in 1893. He was listed on the Register of Electors in 1921 as living in Littleworth. He died on 20 January 1972.

He lived in Littleworth, probably at No. 25.

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