Irvin Shaw (c.1894-1917)

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, IRVIN. Private. No 24139. 2/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Mrs Shaw, 236 Lees Croft, Townend, Golcar: husband of Lucy Shaw, 52 Longcroft Street, Golcar. Was a member of the Golcar Lily Cycling Club. Employed by Messrs B. and J. Whitwam Limited, Stanley Mills, Golcar. Attended St. John's Parish Church, Golcar. Was a member of the Colne Valley Territorials before the war. Mobilised at the outbreak of the war. Reported wounded and missing on 28.8.1917 and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date, aged 23. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission