Private Thomas Bromley Shaw, born about 1885, died about 1960. He was cremated at Lawnswood, Leeds.
His parents were in the Salvation Army where his mother was a Major.
He joined the armed forces from Leeds, 4th West Yorkshire Regiment, in February 1918. Signed up for the Artillery. Possibly later served in a non-combatant role, possibly building roads and bridges.
The Salvation Army tried to get his release from service but this was turned down. He became injured and on 26 July 1918 reclassified to the 103 Labour Company, his number was 609648.
In 1919 he is working for the Australian Divisional Artillery. After the War he went back to the Salvation Army but eventually joined the Methodists. He used to be a band master with the Salvation Army.
Summary description of items
1 map; 2 diaries; 1 calendar; 2 programmes of concerts; several letters and other documents.