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Oliver John SHAW

Regimental number493
Place of birthWainate New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation overseer
AddressPake-ti Waitawhuna, Otago, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs M. Shaw, Pake-ti Waitawhuna, Otago, New Zealand
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollNIG
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 3138 (5 June 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113 (6 October 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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