Sunday, January 27, 2013

Schaw, Henry

Major-General Schaw, formerly of the Royal Engineers, died in Wellington on Wednesday, aged 73. He served in the Crimea, and occupied several important military positions at Home when he retired in 1887. He was Inspector-General of Fortifications, and Secretary of the Royal Defence Committee. Some years ago he advised the Government of New Zealand on the defence of the colony. The cause of death was heart disease.
Press, Volume LIX, Issue 11353, 16 August 1902, Page 7

death registered 1902/5131 Schaw, Henry aged 74 years

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