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Nottingham
He was the husband of Annie (née Walker) Blackshaw and the father of Lily, John, Mary and Walter Blackshaw. In 1911 they lived at 22 Lennox Street Nottingham.
He was a furniture dealer.
23 Nov 1917
27
52825 - CWGC Website
30734
Nottingham
Private
1/8th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Pte. Walter Blackshaw, enlisted at Chilwell, Nottingham 1/8th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, he had served in France since 11th November 1914, after landing in France with his Battalion, he was killed in action on 23rd November 1917, he is buried in Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe. .
Obituaries published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 22nd November 1919:- BLACKSHAW. - In loving memory of my dear husband, who fell in action November 23rd, 1917. Christ will link the broken chain closer when we meet again. - From wife and family. “BLACKSHAW. - In memory of W. Blackshaw, killed Nov. 23rd, 1917. His memory is as dear to-day as in the hour he passed away. - Mother, Ada, and Tom.” Above obituaries courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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