Shaw, Walter Robert

Personal Details

First nameWalter
Middle nameRobert
Date of birth29/08/1889
Place of birthLongreach Station Qld
Date of death06/02/1893
Age at death3 ys 6 mth


Son of James Gordon Shaw & Margaret Katherine O’Keefe [m.13/01/1887]

Sister of –
Mary [b.12/03/1888]
Lelena [b.22/03/1893]
Margaret Catherine [b.28/04/1894 d.1/02/1895]

Cemetery Record

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AddressTueberra, Sardine Creek, Muttaburra
Date of funeral07/02/1893

Walter died from acute enteritis. His father was James Gordon Shaw and mother Margaret Katherine O’Keefe.
Dr Lindsay was the Doctor who treated him for about 12 hours. S Clemesha, JT Coakley and S Shawn were the witnesses at the burial.
A Magisterial Inquiry was held in Muttaburra on the 13th February 1893 by GEA Craven PM.
FF Caven was Registrar in Muttaburra at this time.