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John Shaw

2nd Sherwood Foresters

Killed in action on 9th August 1915 aged 19 years.

Unofficial information stated that John was one of 82 missing and believed killed after the battle near Hooge.

A letter from Lieut. Colonel Hobbs, 2nd Sherwoods to Mrs Shaw, Chevin Side, Belper. states that her son was "wounded by a shell but could not be got out of the trench at the time. His wound was dressed and he was placed under cover until such time as it might be possible to get him back, but I am afraid he must have been killed later on by another shell and buried later as his body was never found. I do not think there is any chance of his being a prisoner, as no prisoners were taken by the enemy that day, so far as is known. I can assure you he died a true soldier's death fighting bravely for his country, and no man can do more than this."

Burial Place




John assisted his father in his carters business before the war.

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