Shaw, William

Shaw, William

Commemorated:

Newtownards and District War Memorial

BIOGRAPHY

The name William Shaw is listed on Newtownards and District War Memorial.

In the CWGC Debt of Honour website, 77 William Shaws are commemorated, 54 of them with one or more additional forenames.  Two William Shaws from Newtownards were buried in Movilla Cemetery during the war years; both died of tuberculosis:

  • 27 July 1941, a schoolteacher (aged 40) of Bangor Road
  • 16 September 1944, a bus conductor (aged 38) of 12 Corry’s Street

Desk studies and public appeals to date have yielded no further information about the identity of William Shaw who is commemorated on Newtownards and District War Memorial.