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Blake Shaw

In memory of:

Private Blake Shaw

February 5, 1919

Military Service


Service Number:

1060373

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Forestry Corps

Additional Information


Son of John M. Shaw and Edith Frances Shaw, of Wolfville, N.S. Husband of Jennie Irene Shaw, of Greenwich,

Commemorated on Page 542 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WOLFVILLE (WILLOW BANK) CEMETERY
Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:

N.S. P. 178.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Blake Shaw
  • Telegram– Telegram announcing the death of Private Blake Shaw in Reading War Hospital of influenza pneumonia on February 5, 1919.
  • Postcard– Postcard sent by Private Blake Shaw to his wife Jennie Shaw in Glasgow, N.S. on July 9, 1917.
  • Family photo– Photos of Private Blake Shaw, his wife Jennie and his infant son Gordon Shaw.
  • Postcard– Front of a photo postcard sent by Private Blake Shaw to his wife Jennie, possibly taken at Reading War Hospital in Berkshire.
  • Postcard– Verso of a photo postcard sent by Private Blake Shaw to his wife Jennie, possibly taken at Reading War Hospital in Berkshire.
  • Photo of Blake Shaw
  • Photo– Photo of a collar bib sent from overseas by Private Shaw to his baby son Gordon in Nova Scotia.
  • Letter– Last letter penned to his wife Jennie prior to his departure from Nova Scotia for England.
  • Letter– page 2 of last letter sent to Jennie prior to departure to England.
  • Letter– Postcard sent from Blake Shaw to his son Gordon Shaw.  Post marked Dec. 7, 1917 Winchester, England.

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