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Keith Alexander Shaw



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Keith Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Shaw AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    525906 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 December 1909 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 July 1942 AWMM Frasertown, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Daphne Shaw (wife), Frasertown, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 2 children AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    525906 AWMM
  • Military service
    O.T.C. Cheltenham, England 3 years Q.M.S. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Linton Military Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 15 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
    WairoaHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 11 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 25 November 1943 AWMM
    Transferred to Reserves NZ Defence Forces AWMM
    Driver/Military AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George P. & Marian Shae, nee Edwards

    Children 1 girl, 1 boy

    Educated in England at a Public School

    At time of enlistment was employed by Swifts, Wairoa

    No overseas service. Served in NZ for 1 year 36 days

    Final Discharge from Reserves 28 July 1948 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    7 April 1959 AWMM
    Age 49 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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