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Private Hugh Bagshaw

Army Number : 2881

Battalion : 1/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived at Fernilee, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire. Son of Harriet Bagshaw, of 5, Railway Cottages, Whaley Bridge. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting 15th October 1914 at Buxton, Derbyshire. He went to France 28th June 1915 and was killed in action, 21st September 1915, aged 17, whilst in the line at Outerdom, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : Chester Farm Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 1. Row B. Grave 5.

Private Hugh Bagshaw is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Whaley Bridge War Memorial, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire.