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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 Edward enlisted on 3rd December 1914 in Victoria, British Columbia. He was 19 years and 7 months old. He gives his next of kin as his father.
30/12/2015 Edward Haliday Exshaw was the son of Mr. Thomas C. and Mrs. Mary B. Exshaw. Edward was born on 7th January 1895 in Dungannon, County Tyrone.
30/12/2015 The 1901 census records the family living at Park Road, Dungannon, Tyrone. Edward was 6 years old. Thomas Exshaw was a bank official.
30/12/2015 Family: Thomas C Exshaw, Mary B Exshaw, Roland L Exshaw (born about 1890), Frank S Exshaw (born about 1892), Edward H Exshaw (born about 1895), Sidney Exshaw (born about 1897), James Exshaw (born about 1900).
30/12/2015 Edward H Exshaw emigrated to Canada where he worked as a banker for from the Canadian Bank Of Commerce (CIBC).
30/12/2015 Private Edward H Exshaw was serving with the 15th battalion of the Canadian Infantry when he died of wounds on 16th August 1917 in France. Private Exshaw was 22 years old.
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, Co. Tyrone.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census shows his father and mother had moved to Monaghan. None of the children are listed.
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