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Basil Shaw

Portrait of Lieutenant Basil Shaw, Auckland Weekly News, 13 May 1942. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections, AWNS-19420513-22-2. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Lieutenant Basil Shaw, Auckland Weekly News, 13 May 1942. Auckland Libraries Heritage Co …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Basil AWMM
  • Surname
    Shaw AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Alison Shaw (wife), Te Awanga, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Lost at sea AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Basil Shaw was the son of William and Edith Shaw. He was the husband of Alison Shaw of Te Awanga, Hawke's Bay. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 February 1942 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    MuntokBanta Island AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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28 April 2018Julian philipSydney AustraliaOther relative
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