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Ernest Percival Joseph McSHANE

Regimental number2614
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBlackbrush, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Walter McShane, Blackbrush, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 January 1976
Age at death78
Place of burialPontville Catholic Cemetery, Tasmania

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