Private Richard William Shaw

ALIAS

Died: Thursday 27 July 1916 (aged 21)

Connected records

Record:
SHAW, RICHARD WILLIAM
Additional information:
See RUSSELL, the true family name.
Cemetery:
VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
France

Possible matches

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Name recorded:
Shaw, R W
Memorial:
St Mary And St Cuthberts Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 41942)
Location:
Chester Le Street, Durham
Name recorded:
Shaw, R W
Memorial:
Men Of Chester Le Street (WMR 41949)
Location:
Chester Le Street, Durham
Name recorded:
Shaw, R W
Memorial:
St John The Baptists Church - WW1 And WW2 Cross (WMR 14489)
Location:
Winster, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Shaw, R W
Memorial:
Lower Darwen Congregational Sunday School Board WW1 (WMR 18590)
Location:
Lower Darwen, Lancashire

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Name:
Lieutenant Shaw
Context:
departed_training
Date:
27 Jul 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 15 (King's) Hussars (page 128)
Name:
Private W Shaw
Context:
Wounded
Date:
22 Jul 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 2 Field Ambulance. (page 382)