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Claude SHAW

Regimental number2413
Place of birthGingin Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPO, Gingin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Shaw, Gingin PO, Gingin, Western Australia
Enlistment date5 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4388 Pte William George SHAW, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1918; 5196 Pte Roland Hugh SHAW, 16th Bn, returned to Austalia, 5 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 February 1970

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