Ernest Shaw (1893-1917)

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Ernest 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, ERNEST. Private. No 242016. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Berry Brow, Huddersfield, 7.8.1893. Eldest son of Mr and Mrs G. H. Shaw, 10 John Berry's Row, Berry Brow. Educated Berry Brow Council School. Attended Berry Brow Wesleyan Church. Employed as a weaver by Messrs Kaye and Stewart. Was a member of the Berry Brow Wesleyan Young Men's Class. Single. Enlisted 11.3.1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt on 3.5.1917, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Armitage Bridge War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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