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Research on Private Edmund Culshaw 1/5th
« on: July 04, 2019, 10:26:30 AM »
I acquired this trio some years ago but didn't get very far with my research until recently when someone found additional information for me.  I thought I would share what I had

Edmund Culshaw (28-May-1895 - 1970)
From Lancashire, Atherton, 202a Elliott Street, Tyldesley. 1911 Census shows living with his parents, occupation butcher.
Enlisted 9th March 1914. Discharged 10th April 1917. Served first in the 1/5th Battalion, Manchester regiment.
Wounded in Gallipoli. Listed in 06 September 1915 - Manchester Evening News wounded probably around 2-3 weeks before the publication.
Regimental number 1847 he also had a second service number 200297.
Died in Liverpool 1970.

1/5th Battalion
August 1914 : in Bank Chambers, Wigan. Part of Manchester Brigade, East Lancashire Division. Moved to near Rochdale.
25 September 1914 : landed at Alexandria in Egypt.
6 May 1915 : landed on Gallipoli.
26 May 1915 : formation became 127th Brigade, 42nd (East Lancashire) Division.
28 December 1915 : evacuated from Gallipoli, landed on Mudros and proceeded to Egypt.
2 March 1917 : landed Marseilles and proceeded to the Western Front.


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Re: Research on Private Edmund Culshaw 1/5th
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2019, 12:15:08 PM »
he was wounded on 4th june 1915 and his address at the time was 8 common lane,tyldesley.parents george+margaret
in the 1940s Edmund was running his butchers shop at 141 shuttle st Tyldesley
married mary,jane Knowles in 1918
edmund and mary are buried togethor in tyldesley cemetery,he died on 28th november 1970,mary died the previous year on 31st january

ps.he was discharged through wounds on 10-4-17

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Re: Research on Private Edmund Culshaw 1/5th
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2019, 06:54:25 PM »
Thanks Mack, that fills in a few blanks.  I am originally from Manchester which is why I was drawn to this set of medals

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Re: Research on Private Edmund Culshaw 1/5th
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2019, 10:06:40 PM »
its a nice set of medals,thanks for showing them DLOY.

mack