Keith Shaw

Keith Charles Shaw (1947 - 1968)

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Keith Charles Shaw
Born in Dartford, Kent, Englandmap
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Brother of [private brother (1940s - unknown)] [half], [private sister (1940s - unknown)], [private brother (1940s - unknown)], [private sister (1940s - unknown)] and
Died in Active War Service in Nui Dat, Phước Tuy Province, Vietnammap
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Pte Keith Shaw served in the Australian Army in the Vietnam War
Service started: 25 May 1967
Unit(s): 4th Battalion; Royal Australian Regiment
Service ended: 08 October 1968
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Keith Shaw was born in England.


  • Enlisted Soldier
  • On 13 May 1968 an advance party from 4 RAR moved by air to South Vietnam.
  • This group arrived on South Vietnam on 14 May 1968.
  • The main body of the Battalion departed on 21 May 1968 and travelled to Vietnam aboard HMAS Sydney.
  • The battalion took over from 2RAR on 21 June at the 1st Australian Task Force Base, Nui Dat, Phước Tuy Province.


  • Family Archive.
  • England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Keith C Shaw, 1947; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Dartford, Kent, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

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On 16 Apr 2019 at 12:36 GMT Natalie (Durbin) Trott wrote:

Hi..Please replace the unit with 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment. Thanks!

Keith is 37 degrees from Lizzie Griffiths, 33 degrees from Fred Rogers and 29 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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