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Joseph William Conolly SHAW

Regimental number1557
Date of birth7 July 1877
Place of birthTauranga, New Zealand
SchoolSt John's College, Auckland, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDrover
AddressHenderson, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinSister, Mrs Blanche Pickering, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed in the Boer War (2nd Dragoon Guards).
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Moldavia on 2 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Discharge date21 October 1919
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 October 1961
Age at death84
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Independent Section), Sydney, New South Wales

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