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Regimental number2642
Place of birthLisdillon, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGretna, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George H Shadwick, 'Glenelg', Gretna, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry; Served in Militia Forces.
Enlistment date2 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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of disease 1 February 1917
Place of death or woundingDied of illness, Salisbury Plains, England
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 171), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Maria SHADWICK, Gretna, Tasmania

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