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Offline mack

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6340 walter shawcross
« on: March 02, 2020, 03:07:50 AM »
6340 walter shawcross
2nd manchesters with BEF from 27/10/1914
Enlisted11 Aug 1900. Previously 3rd LNL
Boer War Veteran
5 Gloucester st,gorton
wife Eliza
labourer & Tape Sizer at Cotton Mill
discharged 7-5-15 with TB "due to service since declaration of War."
died at home on 17-12-16 Pulmonary TB Contracted on active service.
age 37
gorton cemetery.C.NC.191
DC confirms cause of death. IFCP advised
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Re: 6340 walter shawcross
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2020, 05:47:54 PM »
We need to see if there is a headstone on Walter Shawcross' grave in Gorton and review the condition of any inscription.
EDIT
Walter Shawcross has no headstone at Gorton. A cherry tree is growing on his plot.
« Last Edit: December 10, 2020, 05:38:24 PM by Tim Bell »
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