Private Robert Edward Bradshaw

Army Number : 18056

Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Longton, Staffordshire and lived at Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. Son of Benjamin and Eliza Bradshaw; Husband of Eliza Ann Bradshaw. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting at Mansfield into the 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and served in Gallipoli during 1915. He was later transferred to the 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and died 16th September 1916,  in the attack at Guillemont during the Battle of the Somme, France, 

Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Private Bradshaw is also commemorated on the following local memorials:–
Sutton War Memorial (St. Michael and All Angels Cross), Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery War Memorial, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.

Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.