Mar 31, 2018
28 Wilf Shaw RIP Tribute
It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of WWII veteran Wilf Shaw in hospital on 21 March 2018. His family advise that he passed away very peacefully in the early hours in hospital. He had enjoyed exceptional health for his age until a few weeks ago, when the breathing difficulties he had had trouble with during the past eighteen months worsened quite dramatically.
Special episode about WW2 veteran Wilf Shaw RIP. Listener tributes plus the best and funniest parts of his interviews. "You were always a rebel Wilf and it was those types of blokes who won this bloody War for us" Fred Zilken.
RIP Private Shaw W, 4753850
Called up on 13 June 1940, 6th Battalion, Green Howards
Born 6 Feb 1920, Died 21 March 2018, Aged 98
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