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George Dorricutt SHAW

Date of birth5 July 1883
Place of birthN/A South Australia
Other NamesGeorge Dorinentt
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationManufacturer
AddressMorda, Chapman Street, Hindmarsh, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs G D Shaw, Morda, Chapmanstreet, Hindmarsh, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name10th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Promotions

Major


Unit: 10th Battalion
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 10 October 1918

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