Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Arthur Edmund Shaw

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Arthur Edmund Shaw

November 29, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

R/64712

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

42 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 44 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GRAVESEND CEMETERY
Kent, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Plot B.14. Grave 1481.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Arthur Edmund Shaw– Born in Victoria on January 6, 1919, was the son of Charles E. and Bertha Shaw who lived in Victoria Corner before moving to Hartland. He attended school in Hartland and was a graduate of Hartland High School and  from Provincial Normal School in Fredericton the following year and  accepted a school at Upper Waterville where he taught until June,
1940, when he resigned to join the R.C.A.F. Royal Canadian Air Force
Sgt.-Observer Shaw, along with the pilot, Laren Keswick, were returning to 
England from a bombing raid in  Germany during WW2, 
flying too low, hit a power line and crashed. They were buried in a 
private burial lot in Kent, England.

  At a memorial service, school classmates of the deceased, members of
 the Hartland branch of the Canadian Legion and No. 12 Platoon of the
 Carleton and York Regiment (RF) marched to the Hartland United Baptist
 Church in a body.

Submitted with permission of
Etta Haywood Faulkner
Woodstock NB
By Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ARTHUR EDMUND SHAW– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ARTHUR EDMUND SHAW– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Christmas Card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Christmas Card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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