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Charles Shaw

In memory of:

Private Charles Shaw

October 24, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force


6th Reserve Bn.

Additional Information


April 29, 1891

Commemorated on Page 499 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Sussex, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

A. 628.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Document– Registration of marriage between Charles Roy Shaw of Lansdowne, Ont.  and Maude May Evans of Kingston, Ont.
  • Attestation paper– Attestation paper signed 1 January 1917
  • Attestation paper– 2nd page Attestation paper signed 1 January 1917
  • Document– Pte Shaw enlisted in January 1917 and was hospitalized at the Ongwanada Military Hospital in Kingston with bronchitis on February 27th; re-admitted with pleurisy on March 13; and re-admitted with appendicitis on March 28th.
  • Circumstances of death registers– Pte Shaw had been admitted to the military hospital in Kingston with bronchitis and pleurisy in February and March 1917; then sent to England where he died in hospital with influenza and pneumonia in October 1918, at age 28.
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Henry Drury
  • Memorial Cross– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Inscription– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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