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Private George Bagshaw

Army Number : 9181

Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Carlton, Nottinghamshire and lived in Glasgow, Scotland. Son of John and Eliza Bagshaw, of Carlton, Nottinghamshire. Husband of Florence Bagshaw, of 23, Blantyre Avenue, Walkden, Manchester. He was a labourer prior to enlisting 24th February 1904 at Retford, Nottinghamshire. He served in Singapore from 4th November 1905 until 11th December 1906 and in India 12th December 1906 to 14th March 1912. He went to France 19th September 1914 and died from exposure, 29th August 1916, aged 31, at Verden/Aller, Germany whilst a prisoner of war.

Buried/Commemorated : Hamburg Cemetery, Germany. Plot 3. Row G. Grave 2.

Private George Bagshaw is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. Mary's Church Borough Roll of Honour, Newark, Nottinghamshire.


Newark Cemetery War Memorial, Newark, Nottinghamshire.

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