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About Edwin Shaw

Date of Birth
Q4 1894

Service Number
127242

Birth Place
Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England

Relationships

Parents
Robert Shaw born abt 1828 died 1898 age 70 .Alice Eleanor Dunn , born 1867 Gainford, Durham, England death registered Q3 1931 Darlington, Durham, England . Married Q1 1887 Teesdale, Durham, England Stepfather John Stanwix born abt 1858 married Alice Shaw (Alice Eleanor Dunn) Q3 1896 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Step sibling Sarah Shaw born abt 1862, siblings John William born abt 1885, Cicely Andrina born abt 1888, George Henry born abt 1891, Reginald born abt 1905

Career

Service
Army

Unit
L.S. Bn Royal Engineers

Rank
Private,Sapper, Pioneer, L/Corpl

Enlisted Address
Raby Cottage, Staindrop, Durham, England. 27 February 1916 Oath taken Darlington, Durham, England

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
1911 General Labourer. 1916 Electrician .

Campaigns
France and Belguim

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 Beckside, Staindrop, Durham, England. (Stepson) 1911 7 Barnard Street, Staindrop, Durham, England (Stepson)

Absent Voters Roll
Power Station Cottage, Raby , Staindrop, Durham, England 127242 L.S. Bn R.E.

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry and Find my Past

Notes
Father Robert Shaw married Jane Clarkson (born abt 1835) Q2 1860 Teesdale, Durham, England. He was buried 3 April 1898, Lynesack and Softly, Durham, England

- Research by JB