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  • The family headstone of the Sheldon family commemorating William Foley Sheldon at Arnold (Redhill )  Cemetery.
Courtesy of Peter Gillings (Aug 2015)
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Kimberley
William Foley Sheldon was born in 1888 the son of Arthur Fletcher Sheldon a clerk and former poor law railway officer and Emma Elizabeth Sheldon (née Jones). Arthur Fletcher Sheldon was born in 1853 at Nottingham and Emma Elizabeth Jones was born in 1863 also at Nottingham. Married in 1881 they had seven children - Harriett Eveline b.1883 Bulwell, Thomas Arthur b.1884 Kimberley, Percy b.1886 Kimberley (kiled in action 2/8/1917), William Fowley b.1888 Kimberley, Albert b.1892 Kimberley, Daisy Letitia b.1897 Kimberley and Faith Annie b.1899 Hucknall. In 1891, they lived on Noel Street, Kimberley. In 1911 they lived at 74 Co-operative Avenue, Hucknall. Harriett was an infants’ mistress, Thomas a mechanic, Albert a miner and Daisy a machinist.
William was employed as a grocers assistant and clothier
04 Nov 1918
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Royal Engineers
William Foley Sheldon enlisted on 4th March 1918 at Nottingham and was posted to “A” Signal Depot at Bedford. He weighed 126 lbs and had a chest measurement of 33½ inches. He died of pneumonia on 4th November 1918 whilst undergoing training at Kempstone Military Hospital,Bedford. Redhill Cemetery Grave Reference: A C 797
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  • The family headstone of the Sheldon family commemorating William Foley Sheldon at Arnold (Redhill )  Cemetery.
Courtesy of Peter Gillings (Aug 2015)
    William Foley Sheldon - The family headstone of the Sheldon family commemorating William Foley Sheldon at Arnold (Redhill ) Cemetery. Courtesy of Peter Gillings (Aug 2015)