Joseph Leonard Shaw (1894-1918)

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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, JOSEPH LEONARD. Lance Sergeant. No 235794. 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Formerly No 2030 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Married. His wife lived with her parents, Mr and Mrs G.H. Pears, at 42 Armitage Road, Birkby. Had served 18 months in France when he was killed in action on 22.3.1918. Buried PERONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row F, Grave 15.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Birkby; Huddersfield General Post Office; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

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