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Albert Shelton was born in 1886 at Nottingham. He married Selina Metcalf (born 16th July 1884) in 1905 at Nottingham, they lived at 5 Hartwell Street, Nottingham, and had sons Albert Edward born 27th May 1908, Frederick born 18th June 1910 and Leslie born 6th August 1914. In 1911 the family lived at 3 St Ann's Cottages Peas Hill Road St Ann's Nottingham. Albert 25 yrs is a coal carter, living with his wife Selina 25 yrs and their two sons Albert Edward 2 yrs and Frederick 9 months. Commencing 29th January 1917 his widow was awarded a pension of 20 shillings and 6 pence a week.
He was a coal carter.
04 Jun 1916
1768843 - CWGC Website
16th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Albert Shelton enlisted at Nottingham, he was killed in action on 4th June 1916, having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Loos Memorial.
CWGC incorrectly cites 32 as age at death. He was born A/M/J/1886.
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