Arthur Shaw (c.1871-1918)

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An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

SHAW, ARTHUR. Private. No 4457. Labour Corps. Base and Lines of Communication Area. Formerly No 4457 York and Lancaster Regiment. Born Longwood, Huddersfield. Son of William and Emma Shaw of Marsh, Huddersfield. Husband of Sarah Ann Shaw, 6 Dowker Street, Milnsbridge. Father of 9 children, two of whom also served in the war. Before the war had served in both the Navy and the Army and had re-enlisted on the outbreak of hostilities. Served in France, Belgium, Egypt and Salonika, where he contracted Malaria for which he was treated at Malta. Accidentally killed in Salonika on 19.3.1918, aged 47 years. Buried SALONIKA ANGLO-FRENCH MILITARY CEMETERY, LEMBET ROAD. Grave location:- No 1380.
ROH:- Shared Church, Paddock; Longwood War Memorial.