Newbattle at War a history of the Parish at war   

 Now featuring Scots in the Great War Living History Society.    


Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 56th Bty. 34th Bde.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 12/08/1917
Service No: 951520
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Shaw, of 15, Easthouses, Dalkeith, Midlothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 10.

New Irish Cemetery



David's Brother John as you can see  was also killed in action the following year whilst serving with the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).