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Full Name: David Shaw
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): David
Surname: Shaw
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 8232
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Farm hand
Next of Kin: Mr James Shaw (father), Palmerston, Otago, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Palmerston, Otago, New Zealand
Military District: Dunedin
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: 20 Canterbury and Otago Battalion
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 162
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Crete
Date of Death: 2 June 1941
Age at Death: 25
Year of Death: 1941
Cemetery Name: Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference: 6. A. 12.
Biographical Notes: Son of James and May Shaw, of Palmerston, Otago, New Zealand
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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