We remember William Thomas Forshaw

We remember William Thomas Forshaw

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Timeline

Timeline

1890
birth Barrow-in-Furness United Kingdom Source:2512874 Source:6976012 20th April 1890
1890
location 144 Sutherland Street, Barrow in Furness United Kingdom parents address Source:6976009 20th April 1890
1895
sibling Frank Forshaw Source:6976012 3rd January 1895
1911
dates Age 21 Source:6177284 1911
1911
location 105 Scott Street, Barrow-In-Furness United Kingdom parents address Source:6177284 1911
1915
service British Army Lieutenant Manchester Regiment 1/9 Battalion Source:2512874 1915
1915
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:7944412 7th August 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:2512874 9th August 1915
1916
location Military Hospital, Caterham United Kingdom military residence address Source:6976291 5th February 1916
1916
marriage Sadie Mollie Lee Heppel Source:6976291 5th February 1916
1916
location Moss Bank, Nether Street, Finchley United Kingdom military residence address Source:6976291 5th February 1916
service British Army Captain Punjabis Source:2512874
service British Army Captain Manchester Regiment Source:2512874
service British Army Lieutenant Manchester Regiment Source:2512874
employment Teacher Manchester Grammar School Manchester United Kingdom Source:6177284
location Foxearth, Gays Lane, Holyport, Berkshire United Kingdom their own address Source:6976016
1943
death Not War Related Died of a Cerebral Haemorrhage whilst cutting back the hedge. Holyport, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:2512874 Source:6976016 26th May 1943
burial Touchen End Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Bray United Kingdom Source:2512874

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Thomas
Initials WT
Last Name Forshaw
Source 6982238
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
105 Scott Street, Barrow-In-Furness United Kingdom parents address known 1911
144 Sutherland Street, Barrow in Furness United Kingdom parents address 20th April 1890
Foxearth, Gays Lane, Holyport, Berkshire United Kingdom their own address
Military Hospital, Caterham United Kingdom military residence address 5th February 1916
Moss Bank, Nether Street, Finchley United Kingdom military residence address 5th February 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Manchester Regiment Lieutenant
British Army Manchester Regiment Captain
British Army Punjabis Captain
British Army Manchester Regiment 1/9 Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Forshaw mother
Thomas Forshaw father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frank Forshaw brother 3rd January 1895
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sadie Mollie Lee Heppel wife 5th February 1916

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne1202
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Frank41296
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Frank41296
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Frank41296
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Frank41296
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Frank41296
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Frank41296
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Frank41296

External Evidence

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Forshaw Gallery, Ashton Town Hall Frank41296
Victoria Cross Burial Sites Frank41296
Manchester Grammar School Magazine Frank41296
Ashton to Honour VC Frank41296
Victoria Cross citation, the London Gazette Charlotte33
The Ashton Territorials Frank41296

Multimedia

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Lieutenant William T Forshaw Anne1202
Manchester grammar Magazine Frank41296
Memorial Stone Frank41296
Memorial Plaque Frank41296
Manchester Grammar learns of VC award. Frank41296
Plaque outside Ladysmith Barracks, Ashton, Lancs. Tel152376
Plaque outside Ladysmith Barracks, Ashton, Lancs Tel152376

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We remember William Thomas Forshaw