John Shaw

Vale- John Shaw

Station Year Season
Mawson 1957 Winter

I just received a phone call from Margaret Shaw reporting that her husband John passed away on Wednesday 14 June, after a short illness.
He wintered at Mawson in 1957; the SHAW Islands were named after him. The death was reported in last Saturday’s Herald.

Email received from Owen Holmwood 21/06/17

SHAW John Eric, 2.5.1929-14.6.2017
Former Antarctic Researcher and CSIRO Scientist
Passed away peacefully aged 88 years after a long and fulfilled life with wife Margaret by his side.
Loved and remembered always by those who met him.

extract from Obituary Notice Published in The Sydney Morning Herald on 17/06/17