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Alfred SHAW

Regimental number2023
Place of birthCroydon, England
SchoolSt. Thomas School, Huddersfield, England
Age on arrival in Australia39
AddressBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinFather, J A Shaw, 36 Shaw Street, Milnsbridge, Huddersfield, England
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death46
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 28), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary SHAW. Native of Croydon, Surrey, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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