Raymond Shaw (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, RAYMOND. Sapper. No 440433. 428th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Born Crosland Moor, Huddersfield, 10.5.1893. Son of John William and Lizzie Shaw, 23 Frederick Street, Crosland Moor. Educated Crosland Moor Council School and Longwood Grammar School. Employed as a clerk at the Yorkshire Penny Bank, Huddersfield which he joined in September 1913. Had previously worked at the Hunslet and Cleckheaton branches. Single. Enlisted 15.8.1915. Was drowned in the Mediterrean on 1.1.1917, when the troopship SS Ivernia was sunk by a U-boat, aged 23. Has no known grave. Commemorated MIKRA MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING, SALONIKA.
- ROH:- Crosland Moor Wesleyan Church; St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Sapper RAYMOND SHAW
- regiment: Royal Engineers
- died: Monday, January 1, 1917
- age: 23 years
- record ID: 1648075
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1648075)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3988624)
- St. Barnabas Church Roll of Honour — see PDF #5