Died 16th/17th February 1944 (age 28)
1st Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment
Son of William Gunson Handshaw and Catherine Handshaw of Sowerby.
Buried Taukkyan War Cemetery, Rangoon, Burma (Myanmar).
His brother Edward Handshaw is also remembered on Sowerby War memorials.
Information about Joseph Gunson Handshaw on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Information about Joseph Gunson Handshaw on the War Graves Photographic Project website
Part of the St Oswald's Church website