Arthur Shaw (c.1881-1916)

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Arthur Shaw

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 DM2/164584. Army Service Corps (Motor Transport Section). Born Linthwaite. Fifth son of the late Mr Joseph Shaw and Mrs Shaw, Lees House, Linthwaite. Was in business on his own account as a cloth merchant. Enlisted March 1916. Went into training at Austerley Park, near London. After a week was transferred to Lee in Kent. Whilst there he contracted a severe cold which developed into influenza. He was transferred to Woolwich Hospital, where he died of pneumonia on 12.4.1916, aged 34 years. Buried St. JAMES'S CHURCHYARD, SLAITHWAITE. Grave location:- in North-East part.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Linthwaite War Memorial.

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