Oliver Shaw (1892-1917)
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, OLIVER. Private. No 202894. 2/5th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. Born Dalton, Huddersfield, 28.4.1892. Son of Lewis and Charlotte Shaw, 72 Barcroft Road, Lockwood, Huddersfield. Educated Moldgreen Council School. Employed by the London and North Western Railway Company as a van setter. Single. Enlisted 27.11.1916. Killed in action, 2.12.1917, aged 25 years. Buried ORIVAL WOOD CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row C, Grave 15.
- ROH:- St. John's Church, Newsome; London and North Western Railway Company Roll.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private SHAW
- regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment
- died: Sunday, December 2, 1917
- age: 25 years
- record ID: 338657
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #338657)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3988427)