John David Renshaw1,2

M, b. 1893, d. 10 November 1915

MotherElizabeth Renshaw1 b. 1872, d. 1940
John David Renshaw|b. 1893\nd. 10 Nov 1915|p247.htm||||Elizabeth Renshaw|b. 1872\nd. 1940|p77.htm|||||||Thomas Renshaw|d. 1906|p304.htm||||

Last Edited22 Jul 2011

Birth*1893, Wavertree, Lancashire, England1 
Census 1901*31 March 1901, 13 Back Kirkham, Whitefield, Lancashire, England, age given as 8.3
Name Variation31 March 1901, Eckersall3 
Name Variation10 October 1910, Eckersall4 
Name Variation2 April 1911, Eckersall1 
Occupation*2 April 1911, cotton cloth plaiter, blead and dye works1 
Census 1911*2 April 1911, 13 Back Kirkham Street, Prestwich, Lancashire, England, age given as 18.1
Milit-Beg*10 October 1915, enlisted at Whitefield.4 
Burial*November 1915, Sulva, Turkey, buried in plot II. D. 7.5
Death10 November 1915, Gallipoli, Turkey, Killed in action, pte 37486, 8th Battalion, The Welsh Regiment6
Milit-End*10 November 1915, enlisted at Whitefield, Lancashire and was a private in the 8th Battalion Welsh Regiment, number 37486.7,4
Death Reg*10 November 1915, Gallipoli, Turkey, killed in action.7


  1. [S140] Census 2 April 1911 for 13 Back Kirkham, Prestwich, Lancashire (online image) "Elizabeth Eckersall (RG14PN23554 RG78PN1373 RD462 SD7 ED5 SN246)."
  2. [S34] Website Free BMD ( "GRO listing April-June 1893 Quarter, Renshaw John David, W Derby, Volume 8b, Page 636."
  3. [S141] Census 31 March 1901 for 13 Back Kirkham, Whitefield, Lancashire (online image) "PRO Reference - RG 13/3652."
  4. [S66] Website ( " British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Army Medal Office. WWI Medal Index Cards. In the care of The Western Front Association website."
  5. [S171] Website CWGC ( "The "Debt of Honour Register" is the Commission's database listing the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars and the 23,000 cemeteries, memorials and other locations worldwide where they are commemorated. The register can also be searched for details of the 67,000 Commonwealth civilians who died as a result of enemy action in the Second World War."
  6. [S210] Copy birth certificate of John David Renshaw, 10 November 1915 "GRO Reference - Rank private 37486, Unit Welsh, Volume I.95, Page 198."
  7. [S66] Website ( ", comp. UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: British and Irish Military Databases. The Naval and Military Press Ltd."
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