SHAW, Edmund Thomas
(Service number 85718)

Aliases Jack
First Rank Last Rank


Date 12 February 1885 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Grants Road, Timaru
Occupation Slaughterman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. One child
Next of Kin Mrs Mena SHAW (wife), Grants Road, Marchwiel, Timaru
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 26 August 1974 Age 89 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 50, Plot 85
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Edmund Thomas Shaw, known as Jack was the elder son of Thomas and Clara Jane (née Dutton) Shaw. He married Mena sorensen on 23 december 1909 at Cave, South Canterbury. Their daughter, Dorris evelyn Shaw, was born on 12 August 1910. Edmund's brother, Walter John Shaw, served in World War I.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [18 March 2018]; Timaru cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [18 March 2018]

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