We remember Harry Forshaw

We remember Harry Forshaw

Timeline

Timeline

1883
sibling Samuel Forshaw Source:2512634 1883
1885
sibling George Thomas Forshaw Source:2512634 1885
1887
sibling James Alfred Forshaw Source:2512634 1887
1890
sibling Salome Forshaw Source:2512634 15th December 1890
1893
birth Cannock United Kingdom Source:2512634 11th September 1893
1896
sibling Elizabeth Ann Forshaw Source:2512634 1896
1898
sibling Rose Hannah Forshaw Source:2512634 18th August 1898
1900
sibling Martha Jane Forshaw Source:2512634 1900
1903
sibling Eliza Forshaw Source:2512634 12th January 1903
1915
enlistment St Helens United Kingdom Source:2512634 22nd October 1915
1915
service British Army Rifleman 4358 South Lancashire Regiment [TF] 5 Source:2512634 22nd October 1915 - 10th December 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:2512634 27th November 1916
1916
service British Army Private 31896 South Lancashire Regiment 2 Source:2512634 11th December 1916
1917
hospitalisation GSW Hand Hospital/Institution Source:2512634 5th August 1917 - 19th October 1917
1917
service British Army Private 31896 South Lancashire Regiment Source:2512634 19th October 1917 - 23rd January 1918
1918
service British Army Private 31896 South Lancashire Regiment 3 Source:2512634 23rd January 1918 - 13th April 1918
1918
marriage Maria Long Source:2512634 10th February 1918
1918
service British Army Private 31896 South Lancashire Regiment 2 Source:2512634 17th April 1918
1918
dates Age 24 Source:2512634 29th April 1918
1918
death Killed in Action Unit was being reorganised after heavy casualties, and not required for a counter-attack, but did, lose 21 OR's, including Harry, plus 2 officers and 47 OR's wounded, mainly by the shellfire. The Sherpenberg Belgium Source:7498170 Source:2512634 29th April 1918
burial Tyne Cot Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7498170

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Harry
Initials H
Last Name Forshaw
Source 2512634
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 4358 South Lancashire Regiment [TF] 5 Rifleman
British Army 31896 South Lancashire Regiment 2 Private
British Army 31896 South Lancashire Regiment 3 Private
British Army 31896 South Lancashire Regiment Private
British Army 31896 South Lancashire Regiment 2 Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Martha Payne mother
Samuel Forshaw father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Samuel Forshaw brother 1883
George Thomas Forshaw brother 1885
James Alfred Forshaw brother 1887
Salome Forshaw sister 15th December 1890
Elizabeth Ann Forshaw sister 1896
Rose Hannah Forshaw sister 18th August 1898
Martha Jane Forshaw sister 1900
Eliza Forshaw sister 12th January 1903
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Maria Long wife 10th February 1918
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-10-22 5'3"
Religion
DateReligionSource
Wesleyan

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