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Carrington Nottingham
He was the son of William and Mary Belshaw who in 1911 lived at 12 East Ville Street St Ann's Nottingham. He was the husband of Evelyn (née Dean) Belshaw and father of Thomas, Frank, Edmund and Evelyn Belshaw. In 1911 they lived at 6 Kebir Terrace Simkins Street St Ann's and at 17 Kemp's Cottages Lowdham Street St Ann's at the time of George's enlistment. Evelyn married John Oldham at Nottingham in 1917.
George was a pavier employed by Nottingham Corporation.
26 Dec 1915
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17 Kemp's Cottages Lowdham Street St Ann's Nottingham
Private
10th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Belshaw had previously served with 4th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment) and purchased his discharge. He was recalled from the Reserve and attested 26/8/1914 standing 5' 6" tall and weighing 155lbs. He was awarded ten days detention for absence in October 1914 and was posted 12/8/1915.
26/6/1916 Belshaw's widow was awarded a weekly pension of 22/6d for herself and four children. Belshaw had several tattoos - Girls with a flag, Horses head, Butterfly and I Love E D on his chest. (ASR) Thanks to Mavis Paskulich for this identification
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