This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: 16.10.1916
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 39403
- Rank: Corporal
- Regiment/Service: New Zealand Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion, Otago Regiment
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 03.12.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood
- Grave/Mem Ref no: N.Z. Memorial
- Date of Birth: 19.01.1894
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 2 Lytton St, Dundee
- Occupation: Carpenter, Craig & Co, Oamaru
Mrs Julia Shaw, Inchcolme, Oamaru, New Zealand
Miss Shaw 2 Lytton St, Dundee & Miss Shaw, Ellanfern, Braemar
More about George Shaw
For more information on George, visit his Service Record.
NEW ZEALAND SCOT FALLS IN ACTION
Sergeant G. Shaw, of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, who was killed in action on December 3, was a nephew of the late Miss Shaw, who for many years was a member of Dundee School Board. He was the third son of the late Mr John Shaw and of Mrs Shaw, Incholm, Otago, New Zealand, and a brother of the Misses Shaw, 2 Lytton Street, Dundee, and of Ellanfern, Braemar. Prior to enlisting in August, 1916, Sergeant Shaw was employed as a carpenter in Oamaru, N.Z.
Dundee Courier 7th January 1918
Killed in Action 3rd December 1917
Buttes New British Cemetery Memorial Polygon Wood.
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additioanl information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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