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William James SHANKS

Regimental number5198
Place of birthGlen Asborne South Australia
OccupationFarm hand
AddressKwobrup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinBapt, Mrs E Shanks, Aldgate, South Australia
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollHeadquarters
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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