Harry Shaw (c.1895-1917)

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.
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 16215. 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holthead Bridge, Slaithwaite. Son of Sykes and Clara Shaw, 11 Hill Top Road, Slaithwaite. Employed as a finisher by Mr John Ed Crowther of Marsden. Was a member of the Y.M.C.A. Slaithwaite Cricket Club. Attended the Holthead General Sunday School. Enlisted in 1915. Killed in action at Passchendaele on 28.8.1917, aged22 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Carr Lane Methodist Church, Slaithwaite; St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission