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Albert Edward SHANKS

Regimental number7591
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Mrs L Deadman, 3 The Avenue Essex Road, Chadwell Heath, England
Enlistment date10 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 May 1918
Place of burialRibemont communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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