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2 Lieutenant John Joseph Fritz Oldershaw

9 Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

 

Lt Oldershaw was killed, aged 23, at Fricourt on 1 July 1916 at the start of the Battle of the Somme. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Photograph presented by his parents, Mr and Mrs Oldershaw of Nottingham.

 

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