Barclay Shaw

Other entries show Leigh-Bennett and Buckton were Class II

1893 Jan 22 born

1901 Canadian census living with his family

1913 Aug - 1914 Oct. Engineer on Canadian Pacific Railway.

1914 Oct 24. Attests to Canadian Expeditionary Force at Montreal

1918 Mar 4. Westminster OCU. Previously 65879 Sapper in Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps. Attested to RAF. His next of kin is his brother at 29 Holton Av, West Mount, Canada.

1918 Aug 24. Commissioned 2nd Lt. Observer in RFC

1918 Sep 15. Wounded while with 52 squadron and back to hospital in England. No.52 Squadron was an Army Co-operation unit,

1919 Jan 22. Passes medical for British forces. Movers from "O to Ad" (this seems to be Admin.)

1919 Aug 3. "after report" to 1 W/T School

1919 Sep 20 "Repatriated"

1919 Oct 7 Arrives in Canada from England

1919 Oct 8. To unemployed list

1919 Dec 28.Departs Montreal, Canada via New York to go back to England

1920 Jul 3. Special Appointment

1920 Dec 20 Relinquishes his commission on ceasing to be employed

1922 Jun 16. Arrives in Montreal on SS Melita

1925 Jul 1. Sentenced to 6 months hard labour for housebreaking and larceny at Chelmsford

1930 Dec 17. The permission granted to 2nd Lt. Barclay Shaw to retain his rank is withdrawn on his conviction by the Civil Power.


British Intelligence, Dublin Castle