Sir John Shaw papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photograph album (June-December 1918); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (September 1979).

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir John Valentine Wistar Shaw was born in Derby in 1894 and educated at Repton. As a 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Engineers (Signals), he served on the Western Front from 1915 and in Egypt/Palestine from 1917, attached to the 7th Indian Division.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

Egypt/Palestine catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.

Related Material

Tape 567: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in September 1979.