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Pioneer WR/24973 James Richard OLLERENSHAW of Corps of Royal Engineers (Roads and Quarries) (335th R.C.C.)

Died of Illness Monday 3rd June 1918, Gray's Inn Road Hospital, London, age 33

Of:40 Cheapside, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1885, Newton, Cheshire
Parents:Mary Hannah Ollerenshaw and John Ollerenshaw of 40 Cheapside, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
He enlisted in:Carlisle, Cumberland
Remembered on:St. Mary's Churchyard, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire,   I.5
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde


Baptism record says born in Godley.

Medical Report:

Gray's Inn Rd. W.C.
June 9th 1918.
Pnr. J. Ollerenshaw was admitted here on June 3rd 1918. He was suffering from intestinal obstruction, the result of malignant growth of the signion. Soon after admission Laparotomy was performed. The colon was found to be gangrenous. The patient died at 8.30pm June 3rd 1918. i.e. 3 hours after the operation.
Senior Resident Medical O.
Certified true copy.
Capt. for Col i/c Records,
R.E. (Transportation Branch).