Charles Shaw papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection AFE 28
  • Dates of Creation
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  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, press cuttings, and printed material

Scope and Content

Newspaper cutting recruiting for the Frontiersmen (?1915); Letters of recommendation to join the RAF (Royal Air Force) (1918); papers relating to demobilization (1919); typescript recollections of early life and the East Africa campaign of the First World War (1972-1973); manuscript recollections, "The East African campaign 1914-1918" (nd); typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle in February 1973.

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Shaw, born in 1894, served as a Private with the 25th Royal Fusiliers (Frontiersmen) in the East Africa campaign, 1914-1918.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were probably placed in the Collection by C. Shaw in ca. 1972.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

Tape 65: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in 1973.