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Private John Bagshaw

Army Number : 56045

Battalion : 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Risley, Derbyshire and lived at Nottingham. Son of James and Rachel Bagshaw, of Risley, Derbyshire. Husband of Jane Bagshaw, of 17 Trafalgar Terrace Radford, Nottingham. He was a labourer for John Player tobacco manufacturer prior to enlisting 18th July 1916, at Derby. He died of wounds, 27th May 1918, age 39.

Buried/Commemorated : Soissons Memorial, France.

Private John Bagshaw is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
John Player War Memorial, (Horizon Factory), Thane Road, Beeston, Nottinghamshire