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Sergeant Robert Miller Shaw

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Sergeant Robert Miller Shaw

Birth
Death
15 Jan 1942
Marham, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough, Norfolk, England
Burial
Marham, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough, Norfolk, England
Plot
War Graves Plot. Grave 14.
Memorial ID
142734970 View Source

1942 March Quarter death registration-
Name: Shaw, Robert M.---Age: 25
District: Downham [Volume & Page: 4b & 691]

Six aircrew members, flying on one of 115 Squadon's Vickers Wellington bombers based at RAF Marham, perished when their aircraft crashed at Marham's aerodrome.
The casualties of this Wellington accident were-
RAF Sergeant Ronald Frederick BISHOP,
RAFVR Sergeant Donald Hewett FAITH,
RAFVR Flight Sergeant Sidney Carl LESTER,
RCAF Flight Sergeant Donald Joseph MASKILL,
RAFVR Sergeant Stanley Arthur ORFORD and
RAF Sergeant Robert Miller SHAW.

Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Observer
Service No: 1052795
Age: 25
Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Division: 115 Squadron (MOTTO: 'Despite The Elements')

Son of Squadron Leader Donald Edwin Shaw, formerly of the RAF, and of Mayence Mary Shaw (née Fridge).

1942 March Quarter death registration-
Name: Shaw, Robert M.---Age: 25
District: Downham [Volume & Page: 4b & 691]

Six aircrew members, flying on one of 115 Squadon's Vickers Wellington bombers based at RAF Marham, perished when their aircraft crashed at Marham's aerodrome.
The casualties of this Wellington accident were-
RAF Sergeant Ronald Frederick BISHOP,
RAFVR Sergeant Donald Hewett FAITH,
RAFVR Flight Sergeant Sidney Carl LESTER,
RCAF Flight Sergeant Donald Joseph MASKILL,
RAFVR Sergeant Stanley Arthur ORFORD and
RAF Sergeant Robert Miller SHAW.

Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Observer
Service No: 1052795
Age: 25
Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Division: 115 Squadron (MOTTO: 'Despite The Elements')

Son of Squadron Leader Donald Edwin Shaw, formerly of the RAF, and of Mayence Mary Shaw (née Fridge).


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MIGHTY BY SACRIFICE.

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  • Created by: SJB Hearn
  • Added: 17 Feb 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 142734970
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/142734970/robert-miller-shaw: accessed ), memorial page for Sergeant Robert Miller Shaw (unknown–15 Jan 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 142734970, citing Marham Cemetery, Marham, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough, Norfolk, England; Maintained by SJB Hearn (contributor 46864594).