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Sidney Waugh SHANG

Regimental number5483
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressInnisfail, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs J W Shang, Sach Street, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Discharge date19 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2504 Pte Caleb James SHANG DCM & Bar, MM, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

3 years 108 days abroad

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 November 1956
Age at death65
Place of burialInnisfail Cemetery, Queensland

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