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Alfred SHANHUN

Regimental number3555
Place of birthUpper Diamond Creek, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinSister, Miss Kate Shanhun c/o Albany PO, Albany, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death43
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialNorfolk Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 13), Becordel-Becourt France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Chang and Ellen SHANHUN. Native of Victoria

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