Laurence Shaw (c.1893-1917)

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, LAURENCE. Private. No 268694. 2/7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Berry Brow, Huddersfield. Lived Drawer's Row, Berry Brow. Married. Attended Berry Brow Wesleyan Church and was assistant secretary of the Sunday School. Enlisted October 1916. Embarked for France in January 1917. Died of wounds at No 26 General Hospital on 31.5.1917, aged 23 years. Buried ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY Grave location:- Plot 25, Row F, Grave 7A.
ROH:- Armitage Bridge War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission