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Joseph SHAW

Regimental number4789
Place of birthCollingwood Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrass finisher
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Olive Merle Shaw, 48 Rokeby Street, Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3609 Pte Thomas Benjamin SHAW, 14th Bn, killed in action, 3 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 March 1951

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