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SHAW, David John
(Service number 14023)

Aliases
First Rank Second Lieutenant Last Rank Lieutenant

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth Geraldine, Canterbury, New Zealand

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Engineer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin J.W. Shaw (father), Pukerau, Otago, New Zealand
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 5th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 26 June 1916
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion, 3rd

Military Awards

Campaigns
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Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 30 March 1918 Age 25
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause Killed in action
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial; Temuka War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of John W and Mary M Shaw, of Gore, Invercargill

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