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David SHANKS

Regimental number6840
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAccountant
Addressc/o Mrs Greenhill, Baynes Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, D Shanks, Canbuslang, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death18 November 1965

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