Lieut-CommanderSHAW-STEWART, PATRICK HOUSTON

Died 30/12/1917

Aged 29

Hood Bn. R.N. Div.
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Chevalier of the Legion of Honour. Croix De Guerre (France). Son of Maj. Gen. John Heron Maxwell Shaw Stewart and Mary Catherine Bedingfeld Shaw Stewart. A poet of the first war, Shaw-Stewart was educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford, (with Julian Grenfell, another poet who lost his life in the war). Hertford and Ireland Scholarships; Double First. He was considered by his peers to be brilliant. He fought at Gallipoli and was later killed in France.

Inscription

REQUIEM AETERNAM DONA EI DOMINE ET LUX PERPETUA LUCEAT EI

Buried at METZ-EN-COUTURE COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION

Location: Pas de Calais, France
Number of casualties: 432

Cemetery/memorial reference: II. E. 1.

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Cemetery details

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This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.