John William Shaw (1882-1917)

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John William 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, JOHN WILLIAM. Private. No 40803. 2/5th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. Born Fartown Green, Huddersfield, in 1882. Educated St. John's School. Employed as a woollen teaser by Messrs T. and H. Blamires Limited, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. Attended St. John's Church, Birkby. Married, with one child. Lived 18 Hillhouse Road, Huddersfield. Enlisted in 1917. Killed in action, 30.11.1917. Buried ORIVAL WOOD CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row A, Grave 35.
ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

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