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John Reginald Shaw (1 Story)

Date Birth: --/--/1869Place Of Birth: SheffieldFather: John ShawMother: Mary Jane ShawSiblings: James E Shaw, Beatrice M Shaw, Ethel M H Shaw, Bernard N ShawDate Marriage: --/--/1901Spouse: Katherine E DelmoreDate Death: 05/11/1916Age Actual: 50Rank: Honorary ColonelService Type: ArmyBattalion: 2nd-5th King's Own Yorkshire Light InfantryService Record: Colonel in the 2nd King’s Own Royal Lancashire Regiment during the South African War - Awarded Queen's Medal and commanded the Special Reserve Battalion of the 5th King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Comments: Wounded Retired during the war due to ill health Mayor of Pontefract for 7 terms Justice of Peace for Pontefract and the West Riding Candidate for Conservative parliamentary honours on two occassions When younger - Player in the L World War One - Assisted with the organsiaiton of Miner’s Battalion World War One - Commanded the 2nd-5th King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Census Years: 1891, 1901

Candidate for Conservative parliamentary honours on two occasions