Colour-Sergeant W. Shaw served in the North Lincolnshire Regiment of Foot when the Regiment was sent to the Eastern Frontier of the Cape Colony (now the Eastern Province, South Africa) between 1860 and 1862, shortly after the Xhosa cattle-killing movement and famine (1857-1858). The regiment was based in Grahamstown and Keiskama Hoek. (Modern spelling: Keiskammahoek.)
(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 14, Keiskama Hoek, December 10, 1862, page 270.)
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
July 21, 26 & 27, and August 3, 1860: Acted in the Sergeants of the Regiment's production of The Lady of Lyons, or Love and Pride. (Colonel, afterwards General, Damas, cousin to Madame Deschappelles and an Officer in the French Army).
(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 2, Grahamstown, September 15, 1860, page 16.)
(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 2, Grahamstown, September 15, 1860, page 18.)
See below individual productions.
North Lincoln Sphinx Vol 1.
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