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Alexander James SHAW

Regimental number1358
Place of birthInverness Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressPentland, Merrivale Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinStep-Father, John MacKenzie, Pentland, Merrivale Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date11 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Other details

Returned from Egypt; re-embarked, 3 January 1916, from Sydney as Private, 15th Bn, 13th Reinforcement, on board HMAT A55 'Kyarra'. Served Westewrn Front.

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

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