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Henry Richard SHALDERS

Regimental number8087
Date of birth--/04/1884; secondary dob: 07/04/1884
Place of birthAldershot, Hants., England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSoldier
Addressc/o - McCrollan, Coomac, Badger Creek, Healesville, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Shalders, c/o - McCrollan, Coomac, Badger Creek, Healesville, Victoria
Enlistment date9 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentBSM
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Artillery
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: LH9
Promotion date: 20 February 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 4
Promotion date: 1 August 1916

Captain


Unit: ART Div 3
Promotion date: 10 January 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Discharge date19 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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