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SHAW, N. L. Commissioned into King Edward's Horse as a Temporary Second Lieutenant 18 April 1915 and Second Lieutenant 1917 later joining the Tank Corp.  Served in Second Word War with Royal Welsh Fusiliers in 1940.  Died 1959.  (British War Medal and Victory medal photograph courtesy of billfriarmedals.co.uk).

SHAW, Herbert Harris Shaw. Corporal, ‘C’ Squadron (Australasian) of the 4th County of London (King’s Colonials) Imperial Yeomanry in Undress uniform showing the khaki forage cap with ‘C’ Squadron (Australasian) headdress badge and first pattern Regimental collar badges circa 1905.  Corporal Shaw was born in 1893 in Teignmouth, Devon, England and served in ‘C’ Squadron (Australian) of the 4th County of London (King’s Colonials) Imperial Yeomanry from 1902 to 1907.  Prior to this service, he served in the Bechuanaland Border Police 1894-95 and the Matabele Mounted Police in 1896.  Having emigrated to Sydney, Australia he enlisted as a Private in the 35th Battalion (Newcastle’s Own), 9th Brigade of the 1st Australian Imperial Force on the 12th April 1916.  He embarked for England on board the HMAT Anchises A68 on the 24th August 1916.  Attaining the rank of Extra Regimental Sergeant, he was wounded in action on the 12th October 1917.  He was a photographer by profession and assisted the noted Australian World War One photographer Frank Hurley after the war.  His British War and Victory medals shown here are held in the Dave Harrower Collection in New South Wales, Australia and Corporal Shaw's portrait photograph is shown courtesy of Peter Nemaric, Victoria, Australia.