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Charles Edward SHAW

Regimental number2420
Place of birthAbbotsford, Victoria
SchoolLithgow State School, Abbotsford, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFelt hatter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Shaw, 19 Henry Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date4 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingSailly-le-Sec, Somme Sector, France
Date of death4 July 1918
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen SHAW, 19 Henry Street, Abbotsford, Victoria

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