Willie Shaw (1883-1918)

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.
Willie 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, WILLIE. Private. No 12553. 1/4th Battalion The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Born Huddersfield 17.8.1883. Lived with his sister at 1 Edgerton Lane, Edgerton, Huddersfield. Educated Huddersfield Parish Church Schools. Employed as a warehouseman at Blackpool. Single. Enlisted August 1914. Killed in action, 9.7.1918, aged 35 years. Buried HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row D, Grave 5.
ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission