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Regimental number2145
Place of birthSkipton, Victoria
SchoolSkipton State School, Victoria
AddressSkipton PO, Skipton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Jane Shaw, Skipton PO, Skipton, Victoria
Enlistment date19 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2145A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 53), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jane SHAW; husband of Annie SHAW, Skipton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsLeslie Thomas STEVENS, Brother-in-Law. Died 31 July 1916
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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