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Herbert Valentine SHAW

Regimental number659
Place of birthKendal, Westmorland, England
SchoolKendal British Higher Grade School, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressAllen Street, Kilmore, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, W J Shaw, 56 Garfield Avenue, Manningham, Bradford, Yorkeshire, England
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 March 1917
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
170
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Elizabeth SHAW. Native of Kendal, Westmorland, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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