Harry Shaw (c.1891-1918)

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.
Harry 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, HARRY. Private. No 82675. 230th Company Machine Gun Corps. Formerly No 29638 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Husband of Mrs Shaw, 23 Bridge Street, Slaithwaite. Employed as a motor wagon steerer by the Slaithwaite Spinning Company. Served in France for six weeks before being drafted out to Egypt in April, 1917. Was admitted to hospital in April, 1918, for the fifth time since going out to Egypt, suffering from dysentery. Died at the 27th General Hospital, Abbassia, Cairo, Egypt, on 23.7.1918, aged 27, of heart failure following upon dysentery. Buried CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, EGYPT. Grave location:- Plot O, Grave 214.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission