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Robert SHAW

Private PLY/881 (S) Robert SHAW of 2nd R. M. Bn. R. N. Div, Royal Marine Light Infantry

Killed in Action Friday 2nd February 1917, age 28

Of:7 Hallbottom Place, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1888, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Jane Shaw and John Charles Shaw of 7 Hallbottom Place, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Labourer, Boiler Works
He enlisted in:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered on:Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval, Somme, France,   VIII. B. 2.
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde


Greater love hath no man.
The fallen of St. Andrew's Mission Church, John Street.
W. Brunt (22nd Manchesters), J. Elliot (2nd South Lancs.), and R. Shaw (R.M.L.I.).
Message of Remembrance, written for Werneth Low Cenotaph Unveiling June 25th 1921