Private George Walter Bradshaw

Army Number : 22550

Battalion : 11th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Whittington, Derbyshire and lived at Brimington, Derbyshire. Son of William and Almina Bradshaw, of 3 Station Road, Brimington, Derbyshire. Husband of Mary Ann Bradshaw, of 21, Pondwell, Brimington. He was a farm labourer prior to enlisting at Chesterfield, Derbyshire. He served in Gallipoli during 1915 with the 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and was later transferred to theĀ  11th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment in France. He was killed in action, 19th October 1917, whilst serving in the line near Zillebeke, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 47. Row C. Grave 11.

Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.
Private George Walter Bradshaw grave

Private George Walter Bradshaw is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Brimington War Memorial Gates, Broom Gardens, Brimington, Derbyshire.

His brothersĀ Private Thomas Bradshaw, 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and Private John Bradshaw, 11th Battalion Highland Light Infantry, also fell in the Great War.