William George SHAW

Regimental number7/1894
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMother, Mrs A O'Donnell, Post Office, Petone, Wellington
Rank on embarkationTrooper
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 8th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 36 Tofua on 14 November 1915
Final rankSapper
Final unitNo 3 Field Company, New Zealand Engineers
FateKilled in Action 31 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No 27), Armentieres, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Amelia O'Donnell (formerly Shaw), 12 Tainui Terrace, Wellington,and the late William Shaw
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Canterbury Mounted Rifles/Eighth

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