Fred Shaw (c.1898-9/Dec/1917)

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, FRED. Private. No 32008. 2/6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. Born Holmfirth. Son of Firth and Annie Shaw, 18 Causeway Side, Linthwaite. Employed at Blackrock Mills, Linthwaite. Was a member of the Liberal Club. Enlisted November 1916. Embarked for France in June 1917. Died of gas shell wounds at No 26 Base Hospital on 9.12.1917, aged 19 years. Buried ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 31, Row C, Grave 19.
ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

Newspaper References

Commonwealth War Graves Commission