Private Claude Henry Daw Killed in Action in France

Claude Daw, Nutley, WWI(Oct. 12, 1918) Private Claude Henry Daw was killed in action September 27. Daw served four years with the Canadian Expeditionary Forces.

His mother, Mrs. Ellen Daw, of Princeton Street, received a telegram telling of her son's death from the Canadian government on Oct. 9.

During the first year of his service Daw was wounded severely once and shell-shocked once. 

Daw was a member of the First Battalion First Division Canadian Expeditionary Force and had seen some of the worst fighting of the war during his four years of service.

One of his brothers, Ernest, is a sergeant major in the same battalion, while another brother, Richard C. Daw, is a member of an engineer regiment in the American Army. Both are in France.

He was 32 years old and leaves a wife and four year-old son.


The Nutley Sun, Oct. 12, 1918.

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