Hyde War Memorial Trust

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William Edward SHAW

Private 11864 William Edward SHAW
8th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment

Killed in Action,   Wednesday 5th April 1916,   Mesopotamia,   age 42

Home address:103 George Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1874, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Sarah Shaw
103 George Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Martha Ann Shaw (née Appleton)
103 George Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Blowery Room Operative, Ashton Brothers
Remembered:Basra Memorial, Iraq,
panel 14 or 62.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Private Shaw was with the Indian Expeditionary Force, with the British and Indian Forces, on the River Tigris when he was Killed in Action.

In the 1921 Cenotaph Unveiling Booklet he is named as William Shaw.