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Place of Birth: Slaithwaite, Yorkshire
Service No: 28757
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion
Division: 23rd Division
Date of Death: 1917-06-07
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 33
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: HAWES, YORKSHIRE
Fred Shaw (born 2 March 1877) was the son of Ned and Ann Shaw, née France. Both of Fred's parents were born at Slaithwaite, Yorkshire.
1881 Slaithwaite, Yorkshire Census: Booth Banks - Fred Shaw, aged 4 years, born Slaithwaite, son of Ned and Ann Shaw.
1891 Slaithwaite, Yorkshire Census: Boothbanks - Fred Shaw, aged 14 years, born Slaithwaite, son of Ned and Ann Shaw.
1901 Slaithwaite, Yorkshire Census: Booth Banks - Fred Shaw, aged 24 years, born Slaithwaite, son of Ned and Ann Shaw.
Fred was married to Mary Elizabeth Blades in 1909.
1911 Hawes, Yorkshire Census: Town Head - Fred Shaw, aged 34, years, born Slaithwaite, Yorkshire, husband of Mary Elizabeth Shaw.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Fred Shaw, 28757, Yorkshire Regiment.
For additional information see: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004, ISBN 1 898941 91 2).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Fred SHAW
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division
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