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Full Name
Gerald Edwin Shaw
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Gerald Edwin
Surname
Shaw
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
12/2898
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Miss Minnie Shaw (sister), Paeroa, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Queen's Hotel, Thames, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
  • Samoan Advance Party
  • 6th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
  • 15 August 1914
  • 14 August 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Moeraki or Monowai
Destination
  • Apia, Samoa
  • Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
655
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
3 July 1916
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France
Grave Reference
I. C. 39.
Biographical Notes
Gerald Shaw was the brother of Eugene L. Shaw, of Paeroa, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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