Sir John Shaw papers

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.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

Egypt/Palestine catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

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