Grave marker application and resulting grave
marker for Dallas W. Shaw in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park, North Huntingdon
(Westmoreland county), Pennsylvania.
Dallas enlisted in the Army at Greensburg, PA on 28 August
1943. On 23 July 1944 he was transferred from the 82nd Airborne
Division to Hq 1st, 508th PIR as a replacement for a Normandy casualty.
Pvt Shaw was listed as slightly injured in action on 17
September 1944 and returned to duty six days later. He was then
slightly wounded in action on 22 October 1944. He was transferred to
an unknown hospital and on 30 May 1945, still unfit for duty, he was
transferred to the Detachment of Patients.
Pvt Shaw did not return to the regiment and was discharged on
8 November 1945.