Shaw, James (Private, 15th Bn AIF b.1898)

Accession Number PR85/069
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 ITEM
Object type Poem
Maker Shaw, James
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/093/032
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the service of Privare James Shaw, 15th Bn AIF b: 1898. The collection consists of a poem titled 'Jim', written about Shaw after he was listed as missing at Bullecourt. Shaw had acutally been captured and spent the rest of the war as a prisoner. The poem was written by Shaw's best friend, Private Patrick Joseph Hogan of the 15th Battalion. It was sent back to their home town of Howard in Queensland and published in the Maryborough Chronicle.