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James SHAW

Regimental number1826
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
Place of birthHotham West, Victoria
SchoolWest Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria
Address1 Park Street, Burnley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Shaw, Park Street, Burnley, Victoria
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 14), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret SHAW, 4 Grove Road, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 60A Pte John SHAW, 4th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 14 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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