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28/02/2021 Private Edward H Exshaw is buried in Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery near Bethune in France.
28/02/2021 Private Edward H Exshaw was serving with the 15th battalion of the Canadian Infantry when he received a gunshot wound to the back. He was removed to No. 7 Casualty Clearing Station.
28/02/2021 In July 1915 Edward was promoted to Lance Corporal. After a week, he reverted back to being a private.
28/02/2021 The 1911 census shows his father and mother had moved to Monaghan. None of the children are listed.
28/02/2021 Known family: Thomas Cunningham Exshaw, Mary Barnsley Exshaw, Constance Mary Exshaw (born 27th November 1888), Roland L Exshaw (born 28th March 1890), Francis S Exshaw (born 11th August 1891), Edward Haliday Exshaw (born 9th January 1895), Sidney Exshaw (born 1st November 1896), James Exshaw (born 26th November 1899).
28/02/2021 The 1901 census records the family living at Park Road, Dungannon. Edward was 6 years old. Thomas Exshaw was a bank official.
28/02/2021 Edward Exshaw was born on 9th January 1895. He was one of six children, all born in Dungannon area.
28/02/2021 Edward Haliday Exshaw was the son of Thomas C and Mary B Exshaw. Thomas Exshaw and Mary Speer were married about 1888(?).
28/02/2021 Private Edward Exshaw is commemorated on the family headstone in the grounds of St. Patrick's Church of Ireland Church at Coolshannagh, Monaghan Town.
14/04/2017 The Canadian Circumstances of Death Register records that Private Exshaw died of wounds on 16th August 1917. He received a gunshot wound to the back and died at No 7 Casualty Clearing Station.
04/03/2017 Private Edward H Exshaw, Canadians, died of wounds, was the third son of Mr T C Exshaw, Killygoan, Monaghan.
04/03/2017 From the Belfast Newsletter dated 27th August 1917:
30/12/2015 The CWGC record Private Edward Haliday Exshaw as the son of Mr T C and Mrs M B Exshaw of Killygowan, Monaghan. Born at Dungannon, County Tyrone.
30/12/2015 Private Edward Exshaw died of wounds on 16th August 1917 in France.
30/12/2015 Edward enlisted on 3rd December 1914 in Victoria, British Columbia. He was 19 years old. He gives his next of kin as his father, who was living in County Monaghan.
30/12/2015 Edward H Exshaw emigrated to Canada where he worked as a banker for from the Canadian Bank Of Commerce (CIBC).
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