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52055   Sergeant William James Shaw
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 02/12/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 19th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment (British Army)
Died: 09/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
Very known is little of William Shaw. He is listed on the World War One memorial plaque in Fivemiletown Methodist Church. A link to Fivemiletown has not been established. Sergeant William James Shaw was serving with 19th Battalion of The King's (Liverpool Regiment) when he died on 9th April 1917. The CWGC record Sergeant William James Shaw as the husband of Edith Mary Shaw, of 1 Roman Villas. Church Fields, Snodland, Kent.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  Arras, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref: Bay 3
CWGC Casualty 1652684
The Arras Memorial is in the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, which is in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle in the western part of the town of Arras. The cemetery is near the Citadel, approximately 2 kms due west of the railway station.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Fivemiletown Methodist Church Roll Of Honour Fivemiletown
2 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 2 Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 45
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
2 Snodland War Memorial Sgt W J Shaw listed on Snodland Memorial
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023