Blackshaw, Arthur –

Husband of Annie Blackshaw, of 20, Lyon Street, Roe Green, Worsley, Lancashire, and formerly of 4, Charles Holden Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Police Constable 106 in the Bolton Borough Police Force prior to enlistment. Birthplace recorded as Cheshire in Police Record. (Bolton Archives: ABJ/22/181). On the Roll of Honour of The Saviour’s Church, Bolton.

Personal details

  • Surname: Blackshaw
  • Forename: Arthur
  • Date of birth: June 24th, 1888
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Worsley, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 30
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 27th, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Gunner
  • Unit: "X" 37th Trench Mortar Battery.
  • Service number: L/17986
  • Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
  • Enlistment date: May 14th, 1915 - 1915-05-14
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 21/05/1915 06/09/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7e 6d*
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 06/09/1918 27/12/1918

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