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Private George Alfred SHAW, 203295, (TF/2661), 2nd / 4th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of pneumonia & buried at sea, 4th November 1918.

Son of George Alfred & Eleanor Caroline Shaw.


1911 Census - 41 Carlisle Road, Dartford, Kent - George Alfred Shaw, head, age 39, married, engine driver stationary, cement factory, worker, born Thetford, Norfolk; Eleanor Shaw, wife, age 37, married 18 years, 7 children, all still alive, born Darenth, Kent; John Shaw, son, age 17, single, bakers assistant, baker, worker, born Stone, Kent; George Shaw, son, age 15, single, stacker glass blowers, glass blower, worker, born Stone, Kent; Stanley Shaw, son, age 13, school / newsboy, born Stone, Kent; Hetty Shaw, daughter, age 11, school, born Stone, Kent; Eleanor Shaw, daughter, age 7, school, born Stone, Kent; Winifred Shaw, daughter, age 3, born Dartford, Kent; Queenie Shaw, daughter, age 1, born Dartford, Kent.


Enlisted Bromley, Kent. Resided Dartford, Kent.

9th August 1915, posted Balkans Theatre of War.

Commemorated at Chatby Memorial, Egypt.


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