David Shaw (c.1895-1915)

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.
David 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, DAVID. Corporal. No 2066. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Son of Tom and Emma Shaw, 66 Upperhead Row, Huddersfield. Employed by the Borough Engineers Department of Huddersfield Corporation. Enlisted in the local Territorial battalion in 1912. Embarked for France in April, 1915. Came home on a week's leave from the trenches when he became ill and was admitted to Royds Hall War Hospital, Huddersfield. Died of pneumonia at Royds Hall on 20.12.1915, aged 20 years. Buried with full military honours in EDGERTON CEMETERY, HUDDERSFIELD. Grave location:- 11B, 115.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Huddersfield Corporation Roll.
Brother of Corporal HARRY SHAW killed in action, 30.4.1918.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission