The AIF Project

John Frederick SHADDICK

Regimental number7819
Place of birthMourambine, Western Australia
SchoolMourambine Public School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPingelly, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinFather, William Henry Shaddick, Mourambine, Pingelly, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 1 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Discharge date16 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 1 August 1917; transshipped to SS 'Orieta', Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 21 September 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 3 October 1917, and marched in to 4th Training Bn, Codford.

Proceeded overseas to France, 16 January 1918; taken on strength, 16th Bn, 26 January 1918.

Admitted to 49th Field Ambulance, 11 April 1918; transferred to 52nd Stationary Hospital, Havre, 17 April 1918 (mumps); to 1st Australian Convalescent Depot, 1 May 1918; rejoined unit, 13 July 1918.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 5 February 1919. On leave to Rome, 19 February 1919; rejoined unit, 10 March 1919; on leave to Brussels, 9 April 1919; rejoined unit, 18 April 1919.

Marched out to England, 9 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Exeter', 15 July 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 16 August 1919; discharged, 16 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Place of burialMourambine Cemetery, Western Australia

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2024, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.