William T. Shaw, Jr.

Capt., Inf., 3rd Regulars. Born in Halifax County; son of William T. Shaw and Mrs. Lillie Gay Shaw. Husband of Mrs. Blanche Shaw. Entered service Sept. 1, 1917, at Weldon. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Camp Merritt March 1, 1918. Went to France May 15, 1918. Promoted to rank of Capt. Dec. 1, 1917, and assigned as instructor at Oglethorpe. Killed at Chateau Thierry July 18, 1918. Buried at Ballcanwood Cemetery. Detailed as commander of Casual at Camp Merritt, N. J. Killed by shell fire. Was first buried on battle field but has been moved.


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