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52055   Sergeant William James Shaw
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 19th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment (British Army)
Died: 09/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
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Summary      
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.
Further Information
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.
Medal card
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.
Sergeant William James Shaw has no known grave and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.
Most of the information here was derived from the book, 'Fivemiletown's Fallen'. Page 45 is devoted to Sergeant William James Shaw.
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References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2020