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Reginald Regis SHANAHAN

Regimental number11431
Place of birthCamberwell New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraph operator
AddressCamberwell, Singleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Shanahan, Camberwell, Singleton, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31195 (21 February 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75 (17 June 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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