Hyde War Memorial Trust

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William Edward SHAW

Private 11864 William Edward SHAW of 8th Bn., Cheshire Regiment

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

Of:103 George Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1874, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Sarah Shaw and of 103 George Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Martha Ann Shaw (née Appleton) of 103 George Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Blowery Room Operative, Ashton Brothers
He enlisted in:
Remembered on:Grave/Panel Panel 14 and 62 of the memorial in Basra Memorial, Iraq
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde

Notes:

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.