We remember William Shatwell

We remember William Shatwell

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1884
sibling Nathaniel Shatwell Source:9466396 1884
1885
sibling Mary Elizabeth Shatwell Source:9466396 1885
1892
birth Bolllington, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:9466372 Source:9466376 1892
1895
sibling Charlotte Ellen Shatwell Source:9466396 1895
1896
sibling Joseph Shatwell Source:9466396 1896
1901
location Mount Pleasant, Bollington, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9466376 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 9 Source:9466376 31st March 1901
1901
sibling May Shatwell Source:9466396 1901
1905
sibling Doris Shatwell Source:9466396 1905
1911
dates Age 19 Source:9466396 2nd April 1911
1911
location Mount Pleasant, Bollington, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9466396 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Card Room Operative Not known Bollington, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:9466396 2nd April 1911
1912
dates Age 20 Source:9466360 2nd February 1912
1912
employment Labourer (Card Room Cotton) Not known Probably Macclesfield, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:9466360 2nd February 1912
1912
enlistment Macclesfield, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:9466360 2nd February 1912
1912
service British Army Private 4565 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Source:9466360 2nd February 1912 - 31st October 1914
1914
service British Army Private 4565 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Battalion Source:9466360 1st November 1914 - 16th May 1915
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:3982196 2nd November 1914 - 16th May 1915
1915
marriage May Cheetham Shatwell nee Gee Source:9466360 8th May 1915
1915
dates Age 23 Source:9466360 8th May 1915
1915
location his home when not away serving in the army:- 37 Newton Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire United Kingdom their own address Source:9466360 9th May 1915
1915
death Killed in Action William was killed by a shell at the time of the Battle of Festubert, just 8 days after his marriage in England & only 2 days after returning from the leave he had taken for his wedding. He was 23. Festubert, Pas-de-Calais department France Source:7483384 Source:9466497 16th May 1915
1915
dates Age 23 Source:9466360 16th May 1915
1915
children William Alfred Shatwell Source:9466360 27th June 1915
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Cemetery/memorial reference: Panel 13 and 14 Source:7483384

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Shatwell
Source 3982196
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Mount Pleasant, Bollington, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Mount Pleasant, Bollington, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
his home when not away serving in the army:- 37 Newton Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire United Kingdom their own address known 9th May 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 4565 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Private
British Army 4565 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Alfred Shatwell son 27th June 1915
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Martha Shatwell nee Press mother
Nathaniel Shatwell father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Nathaniel Shatwell brother 1884
Mary Elizabeth Shatwell sister 1885
Charlotte Ellen Shatwell sister 1895
Joseph Shatwell brother 1896
May Shatwell sister 1901
Doris Shatwell sister 1905
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
May Cheetham Shatwell nee Gee wife 8th May 1915
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Brown Dark brown
DateHeightSource
1912-02-02 5'3"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1912-01-02 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Keith22624
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Keith22624
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Keith22624
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith22624
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith22624

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Royal Welsh Fusiliers Keith22624
Sjt H Horton's letter re William Shatwell's death Keith22624

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