Capt. Frank McIlwraith Shaw


1883 Jan/Mar Born Bramley, Yorks

1883 Mar 11 baptised

1891 census at Westover Road, Bramley, Leeds

1901 census at Moorfield Road, Armley

1905 Jul/Sep Married in Guisborough, N Yorks to Marian Hampson

1911 census - He & his wife are ataying with an Aunt at Altofts, England

1915 Apr 17 Landed in France

1916 Jan 15 Commissioned 2nd Lt in Yorks Regt

1917 Mar 29 his wife died in Aysgarth, N Yorks

1917 Jul 16. Promoted Lt

1921 Nov 8. Accepted in England. Joined ADRIC with service no 2166. Posted to N Coy.

1922 Jan. He still appears to be serving at the demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 28 Enlisted in Palestine Police as a Constable

1926 May 27. Leaves UK for South Africa. 24 Gordon St, Gordon Sq. He is intending to live in South Africa. Travels with 2 daughters Dorothy and Helen. He is a Farmer

He then disappears until he reappears in Rhodesia in 1953

1953 Jun 2 Married Vera Horton-Fletcher at Bulawayo

1956 Jun 25 Died Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa