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  • Commonwealth wargraves commission headstone , marking his grave in the Nottingham Rock (Church) Cemetery courtesy of Peter Gillings
Person Details
Nottingham
He was the son of William and Mary Ann Belshaw and the brother of Nellie Belshaw. In 1911 they lived at 12 Eastville Street Nottingham.
In 1911 he was an estate agent's office boy.
17 May 1915
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Private
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Frank Leslie Belshaw joined the 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment) in France on 18 March 1915 as part of a draft of 2 officers and 116 other ranks who arrived as replacements for losses at Neuve Chapelle. Two months after arriving in France, Frank died of wounds in Cambridge Hospital, England. He is buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery, grave - St Paul's 9192.
Nottingham Evening Post notice (abridged) 8 May 1915: 'Belshaw. Died of wounds at Cambridge Hospital, May 17th, Private Frank Leslie Belshaw, 1st Sherwood Foresters, son of William and Mary Belshaw, 12 Eastville Street, 19 years.' Research John Morse
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  • Commonwealth wargraves commission headstone , marking his grave in the Nottingham Rock (Church) Cemetery courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Frank Leslie Belshaw - Commonwealth wargraves commission headstone , marking his grave in the Nottingham Rock (Church) Cemetery courtesy of Peter Gillings