Arthur Shaw (c.1883-1917)

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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 204170. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Golcar. Son of James Edward and Sarah Jane Shaw. Married, with four children. Lived 57 Townend, Golcar. Employed as a pattern weaver by Messrs Pearson Brothers, Victoria Mills, Golcar. Was a member of the Golcar Socialist Club and the Scapegoat Hill bandroom. He was also connected with the Golcar Cricket and Bowling Club. Enlisted 23.9.1916. Embarked for France in January, 1917. Killed in action at Nieuport, Belgium, on 9.8.1917, aged 34 years. Buried COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row F, Grave 11.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; Golcar Baptist Church.

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