John Wharton Shaw

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John Wharton Shaw
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Plaque Information
Date of Birth 3 February 1897
Age at Death 77 years
Transcription In Loving Memory of John Wharton Shaw Born 1897 Died 10/04/1974 Aged 77 Years

Early Life

John Wharton Shaw was born in Hawthorn, Victoria on 3 February 1897. His parents were Henry Wharton Shaw and Alice Rout.


John married Gladys Irene Shaw nee Cross on 21 June 1930 at Holy Trinity Church, Kew, Victoria. They had three daughters and two sons.

Community Contribution

In 1954 John was Treasurer of the Roleystone Progress Association and during the 1950s he was an Office Bearer of Federation of Progress Associations.

Electoral Roll Information

According the electoral roll in 1949 and 1954 John lived at Holden Road Roleystone. In 1958 and 1972 he lived at 1 Railway Avenue Kelmscott. His occupation was Civil Servant Clerk.


John died at the age of 77 on 10 April 1974.


John served in WW2 with AMF in W.A. from 1940 to 1943. In 1943 he enlisted as a volunteer for Defence Corp. He was discharged on 3 August 1944.

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