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George Shipman was born in 1883 the son of George a slater and tiler and Elizabeth Shipman (née Green) of 53 Cremorne Street Meadows Nottingham. Harry’s father was born in 1859 in Grantham, his mother in 1861 at Kinoulton. Married in 1881 at Nottingham they had eight children - George b.1883, Mary b.1885, Amelia b.1887, Ann b.1890, Leonard b.1892, Harry b.1895, and Albert b.1902. In 1911, they lived at 4, Headon Terrace, Nottingham. Amelia was a curtain taper, Ann a tailoress, Leonard a slater and tiler, Harry 16 yrs a slater and tiler and Albert 9 was at school. Also living at the address is Ann Green, 77 , Ellizabeth’s widowed mother in law. George married Ellen Turton at Nottingham in 1907 and in 1911 they lived at 30 St Cuthbert’s Road Nottingham. At the time of George’s death his wife was living at 21 Castleton Street, Meadows Nottingham.
In 1911 he was a warehouse man.
28 Jan 1916
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Royal Field Artillery
27th Divisional Ammunition Column
He died of enteric fever travelling to Saloninka. He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery Marsailles Grave Reference: IV A 44 Death notice published on 4th February 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post: “SHIPMAN. – On January 28th, 1916, of enteric fever, in France, Pte. George Shipman, beloved husband of Ellen Shipman, 21, Castleton-street, Meadows.” Notice courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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