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  • Studio photo, courtesy of Dennis Weston
Person Details
Beeston, Nottingham
John Oldham was born in 1884 the son of George a platelayer for a local railway company and Mary Oldham (née Cox). His parents were born at Beeston, George in 1869, Mary in 1861. Married in 1880, they had seven children - George b.1881, Mary Elizabeth b.1883, John b.1885, William Ezra b.1886, Florence b.1889, Ethel May Oldham b.1895 and Frank b.1896. In 1911, they lived at 18, The City, Beeston. Florence was a telephone works colour transferer and Ethel May a shop assistant. In 1911, John lived at 44, Abbey Road, Beeston with his wife Laura Kate and their son John.
He was a sick nurse (nights) to an invalid gentleman in 1911.
25 Mar 1918
580772 - CWGC Website
Company Sergeant Major
2nd Bn Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Regiment
John Oldham enlisted at Nottingham initially serving (7602) in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment later transferring to the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Regiment. He first entered a theatre of war on 19th June 1915 in the Balkans. He died of wounds in France and is buried in Roye New British Cemetery, Grave Reference 4.A.18
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  • Studio photo, courtesy of Dennis Weston
    John Oldham - Studio photo, courtesy of Dennis Weston