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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Stapleford Nottinghamshire
Lawrence William Oldershaw was born in 1889 the son of Isaac a painter and builder and Mary Ann Oldershaw née Saville and the brother of Lily, Edith and Freida Oldershaw of Warren House 2 Edward Road Stapleford Nottinghamshire. Isaac was born in 1859 at Stapleford, Mary Ann Saville was born in 1855 at Thackstead, Essex, married in 1877 their marriage was recorded in the Shardlow registration district.
He was a firemen for the Midland Railway Company in 1911.
22 Apr 1917
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40775 - CWGC Website
19679
Private
10th Bn York and Lancaster Regiment
Private Lawrence William Oldershaw enlisted at Nottingham, he initially served with the service number 12413 with the Northumberland Fusiliers, he was killed in action on 22nd April 1917 and is buried at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Lawrence William Oldershaw - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle