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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Strand Military Cemetery  , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Basford, Nottingham
Born 1885 in Basford the son of John and Louisa Gadsby. His father was a coal miner and in 1891 Arthur, his sister Effie and his parents were living at No 8 Broomfield Place, Basford. By 1901 the family had moved to 126 Park Lane in Basford. Arthur had joined his father at the colliery and he now had another sister and brother. Husband of Ada Emily Gadsby, of 60, Manver St., Netherfield, Nottingham.
21 Oct 1914
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165141 - CWGC Website
8083
Private
1st Bn East Lancashire Regiment
Private Arthur Gadsby enlisted on 14th April 1904 at Nottingham, he served with the 1st battalion East Lancashire Regiment. He entered the theatre of war 22 August 1914 and two months later he was killed in action. Buried in the Strand (Ploegsteert Extension) Military Cemetery Belgium. He was eligible for the 1914 star with clasp, the British and Victory medals
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Strand Military Cemetery  , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Arthur Gadsby - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Strand Military Cemetery , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post 23rd January 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
    Arthur Gadsby - Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post 23rd January 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.