Shaw, William H –

Husband of Alice Shaw, of 90, Station Road, Swinton, Lancashire. Formerly employed at Agecroft Colliery. Enlisted 1914. Wounded in the hip 31/05/1917.

Personal details

  • Surname: Shaw
  • Forename: William H
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Swinton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 29
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: February 2nd, 1920
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Rifleman
  • Unit: 12th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: R/1286
  • Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: D.C.M.


Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 08/02/1918

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