Thomas Bromley Shaw

Title in English
His diaries and other documents

Description
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.

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ID
17065
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Number of items
109
Person
Thomas Bromley Shaw
Origin date
1918 –
Languages
English, Français
Keywords
Artillery, soldier, Transport, Trench Life
Front
Western Front
Location
Western Front
Contributor
Joan Shaw
License
http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Collection day
BL01
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    Diary, March 1918-February 1919

    France and Belgium

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    Diary, March 1918-February 1919

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    Diary 1918

    France

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    Diary 1918

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    Programme of a Christmas carols concert 1918

    Mettet, Belgium

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    Programme of a Christmas carols concert 1918

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    Thomas Bromley Shaw, item 7

    Mettet, Belgium

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    Thomas Bromley Shaw, item 7

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    Programme of a concert to be held in Mettet, Belgium

    Mettet, Belgium

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    Programme of a concert to be held in Mettet, Belgium

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    Map of the Western Front

    Western Front France

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    Map of the Western Front

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    Thomas Bromley Shaw

    Western Front

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    Thomas Bromley Shaw

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