George Clifford SHELDON
Rank: Private
Number: 1207
Unit: 1/6th Battalion CHESHIRE Regiment
Date of Death: 14 October 1916
Cemetery: Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, Somme, France

Clifford Sheldon was born in the parish of St Paul's C of E Church, Great Portwood Street and he lived with his parents at 2 Chestergate until he joined the Army.

His service confirms he was a pre-war member of the Territorial Army and was mobilised when war was declared in August 1914. An account of the Battalion's early months of service is here. He was killed in fighting described here during the latter stages of the Battle of the Somme.

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