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Private Leonard Bagshaw

Army Number : 240191 (formerly 1626)

Battalion : 11th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Sheffield, Yorkshire and lived at 9 Station Road, Clowne, Derbyshire. Son of Agnes Bagshaw, of Barlborough Road, Clowne, Derbyshire. Brother of George Bagshaw, of 34, Duke Street, Creswell, Derbyshire. He was a coal miner at Shireoaks Colliery, Derbyshire prior to enlisting 20th March 1912 at Brimington, Derbyshire into the 1/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment. He went to France 28th February 1915 and was wounded 5th April 1917 and was transferred to England 16th April 1917 and was transferred to the 11th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, on his return to France 4th October 1917. He was killed in action, 17th October 1917, aged 25, whilst serving in the line near Zillebeke, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.

Private Leonard Bagshaw is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Clowne War Memorial, Clowne, Derbyshire.

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