Freddy Shaw (1896-1918)

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, FREDDY. Rifleman. No C/7934. 18th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Born 10 Fenay Bridge, Almondbury, Huddersfield, 18.5.1896. Son of Edward Ellis and Lucy Shaw, 44 St. Helen's Gate, Almondbury. Educated Lepton Council School. Employed as a cloth finisher. Single. At the time of enlistment, was living at 7 and 8 Fenay Bridge. Enlisted 28.11.1915. Killed in action, 28.3.1918, at Vaulx, near Bapaume. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Almondbury War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission