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Private Arthur HAMSHAW, 205466, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 316204, Northumberland Fusiliers), killed in action, Flanders France, 29th March 1918.

Born Hull, Yorkshire, son of Albert & Annie Hamshaw.


1911 Census - 51 Haltemprice Street, Hawthorne Avenue, Hull, Yorkshire - Albert Hamshaw, head, age 43, married, goods guard, North Eastern Railway, worker, born Hull, Yorkshire; Annie Hamshaw, wife, age 44, married 24 years, 6 children, 5 still alive, born Hull, Yorkshire; James Hamshaw, son, age 22, single, waterman, Hull Water Board, worker, born Hull, Yorkshire; Arthur Hamshaw, son, age 18, single, stocktaker, North Eastern Railway, worker,  born Hull, Yorkshire; Joseph Hamshaw, son, age 16, single, errand boy, Co-operative, worker, born Hull, Yorkshire; Elsie Hamshaw, daughter, age 9; Joseph Clark, boarder, age 67, widower, North Eastern Railway Pensioner, born Rawby, Lincolnshire.


Enlisted Hull, Yorkshire.  

1917 March Quarter, Sulcoates Registration District, Yorkshire, married Hilda Gertrude Hilton.

Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Panel 58 and 59., France. Hull War Memorial.

NOTE: Regimental History & CWGC web site show Service No. as 205466: Soldiers Died in the Great War show it as 205446


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